Improbable Destinies

Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution

Jonathan B. Losos (Harvard), 2017, Cedar Mill 576.8 LOSOS


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p181 1843, start of 7 acre Park Grass Experiment 30 miles NW of London, testing fertilizer effects on hay. Fertilizers favor fastest growing, best adapted species. Plot 3 is control, with many wild species. In 1950s, Roy Snaydon and Tony Bradshaw showed that the plants evolved quickly, and that geneflow between plots was very low.

ImprobableDestinies (last edited 2018-08-21 06:31:11 by KeithLofstrom)