Department of Ecology and Genetics

Introductory essays

Introductory essays in "Postgraduate studies in Biology with specialization in Animal Ecology"

106. Kevin Fletcher, 2017.
Relating life history and physiology. LINK

105. Ivain Martinossi-Allibert, 2017
An evolutionary perspective on sex in animals. LINK

104. William Jones, 2017.
Parasitism and speciation in a changing world. ISSN 1404-4919 LINK

103. Jakub Rybinski, 2015.
Dispersal and hybrid zone dynamics. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE—103—SE

102. Masahito Tsuboi, 2014.
Vertebrate Brain Evolution: Insights from comparative studies. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE—102—SE

101. Eryn McFarlane 2014.
Resting metabolic rate and speciation. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE—101—SE

100. Murielle Ålund, 2012.
Gametes and Speciation: from prezygotic to postzygotic isolation. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE—100—SE LINK

99. Hwei-yen Chen, 2012.
Evolutionary biology of aging. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE—99—SE

98. Mirjam Amcoff, 2011.
Sensory exploitation - trends, mechanisms and implications. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE—98—SE

97. Katarzyna Kulma, 2011.
The evolutionary ecology of host-parasite interactions. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE—97—SE

96. Josefin Sundin, 2009.
The evolution of animal mating systems. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE—96—SE

95. Paolo Innocenti, 2009.
Intralocus sexual conflict for beginners. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE—95—SE

94. Niclas Vallin, 2009.
Ecological and evolutionary implications of hybridization. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--94—SE

93. Lára R. Hallson. 2008.
Models of evolutionary change. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--93—SE

92. Andreas Rudh, 2008.
Aposematic Colouration and Speciation - An Anuran Perspective. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--92—SE

91. Sandra South, 2007.
Signal evolution via sexual selection – with special reference to Sabethine mosquitoes. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--91—SE

90. Sara Bergek. 2006.
“Isolation by distance”: A biological fact or just a theoretical model? ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--90—SE

89. Olivia Langhamer. 2005.
Man-made offshore installations: Are marine colonisers a problem or an advantage? ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--89—SE

88. Emma Rova, 2005.
Sympatric speciation - A topic of no consensus. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--88—SE

87. Mårten Hjernquist. 2004.
Inbreeding in wild populations and environmental interactions. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--87—SE

86. Johanna Rönn. 2004.
Male-female coevolution: patterns and process. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--86—SE

85. Nina Svedin. 2003.
Sexual Selection and Speciation - The Scent of Compatibility. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--85—SE

84. Johanna Arrendal, 2003.
The Role of Genetics in Population Viability Analysis. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--84—SE

83. Chris Wiley, 2003.
Resistance of Hybrids to Parasites. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--83—SE

82. Joanna Sendecka. 2003.
Immune response and its correlations to other traits in poultry. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--82--SE

81. Marnie H. Demandt. 2003.
Population bottlenecks and their effects on genetic diversity: introducing some recent methods for detection. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--81—SE

80. Sarah Robinson. 2002.
Does sexual selection promote speciation? A comparative analysis of the Family Labridae (wrasses). ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--80—SE

79. Björn Johansson. 2002.
Chemical cues in mate choice. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--79—SE

78. Marta Vila-Taboada, 2002.
The molecular clock hypothesis. Reliable story or fairy tale? ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--78—SE

77. Lena Sivars, 2002.
Host parasite interactions: Local adaptation of parasites and changes in host behaviour. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--77—SE

76. Claudia Fricke, 2002.
The role of postmating prezygotic reproductive isolation in speciation. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--76—SE

75. Niclas Kolm, 2001.
Intersexual communication in fish. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--75—SE

74. Katherine Thuman, 2001.
Extra-pair paternity in monogamous birds. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--74-SE

73. Jonas Victorsson, 2001.
Ecology of animals in ephemeral habitats. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--73--SE

72. Eevi Karvonen, 2000.
Ecological determinants of effective population size. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--72—SE

71. Kalev Rattiste, 1999.
Social monogamy in birds. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--71--SE

70. Maria Sandvik, 1998.
Social behaviours as constraints in mate choice. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--70—SE

69. Lisa Shorey, 1998.
Male Emancipation and Mating Systems in Birds. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--69—SE

68. Göran Spong, 1997.
Effects of the Social System on Genetic Structure in Mammal Populations. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--68—SE

67. Ann-Britt Florin, 1997.
Founder speciation - a reasonable scenario or a highly unlikely event? ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--67—SE

66. Robert Przybylo, 1996.
The timing of breeding onset in temperate zone birds. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--66—SE

65. Anders Ödeen, 1996.
Hybrid zones and speciation by reinforcement. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--65—SE

64. Dag Nordling, 1996.
Immunological ecology. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--64—SE

63. Sara Östlund, 1996.
Nest-building for parental care, mate choice and protection in fishes. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--63—SE

62. Måns S. Andersson, 1996.
Nutrient reserve dynamics in birds. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--62—SE

61. Tomas Johansson, 1996.
Costs and Benefits of Coloniality in Birds. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--61—SE

60. Anna Karlsson, 1996.
The Evolution and Maintenance of Hermaphroditism in Animals. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--60—SE

59. Sami Merilaita, 1995.
Ecological Factors Affecting the Maintenance of Colour Polymorphism. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--59—SE

58. Henk van der Jeugd, 1995.
Cultural Transmission and the Formation of Traditions in Animals. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--58—SE

57. David Stenström, 1994.
Sexual Selection. Models, Constraints and Measures. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--57—SE

56. Torbjörn Nilsson, 1993.
Habitat fragmentation and connectivity. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--56—SE

55. Anna Qvarnström, 1993.
The Evolution of Colour Patterns in Birds. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--55--SE

54. Cheryl Jones, 1993.
Intraspecific variation in mammalian mating systems. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--54--SE

53. Christer Larsson, 1993.
Moult patterns in passerine bird species. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--53--SE

52. Mats Eriksson, 1993.
Foraging theory: static and dynamic optimization. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--52—SE

51. Phoebe Barnard, 1993.
Variability in the mating systems of parasitic birds. ISRN UU-ZEK-IRE--51—SE

50. Juha Merilä, 1991.
Evolutionary constraints.

49. Charlotta Kvarnemo, 1991.
Sexual selection, costs of reproduction and operational sex ratio.

48. Karin Olsson, 1991.
Nest predation and nest type in passerine birds. 

47. Fredrik Widemo, 1991.
Sexual selection and mate choice with reference to lekking behaviour.

46. Elisabet Forsgren, 1990.
Mate choice - mechanisms and decision rules.

45. Berit Martinsson, 1990.
Ecological factors determining the geographical distribution of animal populations.

44. Klas Allander, 1990.
Parasite impact on host biology.

43. Lars Erik Lindell, 1990.
Predator-prey coevolution.

42. Reija Dufva, 1989.
Adaptations for a parasitic way of life.

41. Annika Robertson, 1989.
Genetic variation in natural populations.

40. Jan Sundberg, 1988.
Operational and other sex ratios: consequences for reproductive behaviour, mating systems and sexual selection in birds.

39. Anette Baur, 1988.
Animal aggregations.

38. Mats W. Pettersson, 1987.
The evolution of predispersal seed predation systems in insects.

37. Henrik Andrén, 1986.
Habitat heterogeneity and landscape fragmentation - consequences for the dynamics of populations.

36. Anders Forsman, 1986.
Body size variations in small mammals.

35. Pär Forslund, 1986.
Quantitative genetics in evolutionary ecology: methods and applications.

34. Kjell Larsson, 1986.
Factors affecting post-fledging survival in birds.

33. Gunilla Rosenqvist, 1986.
Sex role reversal in animals.

32. Lars Hillström, 1986.
The energetics of avian breeding.  

31. Dag Eriksson, 1986.
Bird song and sexual selection.

30. Folke Larsson, 1985.
Evolution of sociality in Hymenoptera.

29. Tomas Pärt, 1985.
Philopatry and inbreeding versus dispersal and outbreeding.

28. Mats Lindén, 1985.
The timing of breeding in birds with special reference to the proximate control.

27. Jacob Höglund, 1984.
Sexual selection and female choice based on male genetic qualities.

26. Peter Karås, 1984.
Reproductive strategies in fishes.  

25. Ingrid Svensson, 1984.
Reproductive modes and parental care in fishes.

24. Urban Wästljung, 1984.
Interactions between animals and seeds.

23. Gunnar Nilsson, 1983.
Some theoretical considerations of dispersal.

22. Per Sjögren, 1983.
Distributional patterns in reptiles and amphibians.

21. Björn Westman, 1983.
Monogamy or polygyny? - Mating systems in passerine birds.

20. Ulrich Jessen, 1983.
Reproductive habits and parental care in some lacustrine African Cichlids (Pisces) with special reference to Lake Malawi species.

19. Torbjörn Ebenhard, 1983.
Ecology of island colonization.

18. Bodil Enoksson, 1983.
Are animals lazy? - Time budgets in ecology.

17. Jan Bengtsson, 1982.
Evolution and ecology of migration and dispersal.

16. Göran Sundmark, 1982.
Some aspects of parasitism.

15. Mats Björklund, 1982.
Cooperative breeding in birds: theories and facts.

14. Lars Gustafsson, 1981.
Intraspecific variation; its adaptive value and consequences.

13. Bengt Fladvad, 1981.
Respiration measurements as a tool in fish ecology.

12. Karin Ståhlbrandt, 1980.
Age-related differences of competence in birds.

11. Fredric Karlsson, 1980.
Dispersal, dispersion and distribution in small rodent populations.

10. Per Angelstam, 1980.
The evolution of avian mating systems.  

9. Per Widén, 1980.
Sexual size dimorphism in birds of prey.  

8. Ola Jennersten, 1980.
Plant/insect relationships: a synopsis.

7. Mats Malmquist, 1980.
Ecological characters in insular communities.  

6. Juan Moreno, 1979.
Theories and tests of optimal diets.  

5. Stefan Ås, 1979.
Insular biogeographic theory, developments in the past decade.  

4. Carin Magnhagen, 1979.
Predation in marine littoral communities.

3. Anders Berglund, 1979.
The evolution of life history traits.

2. Staffan Thorman, 1979.
Production in estuaries and saltmarshes.

1. Anne-Marie Edlund, 1979.
Reproductive patterns in marine animals on shallow bottoms.