adaptive value


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adaptive value

[ə′dap·tiv ′val·yü]
(genetics)
The property of a given genotype that confers fitness to an organism in a given environment.
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In studies of adaptive value and competitive ability performed with Cyperus difformis, resistant plants susceptible to ALS inhibitor herbicides showed similar behavior and did not differ between them when compared to plant height (Dal Magro et al., 2011).
Figure out adaptive value's average fitness [N.sub.1-avg] of the best individuals whose adaptive value is larger than [N.sub.avg] in all memeplexes.
Secondly, it generates position and velocity and calculates adaptive value, considering the steady error and setting time.
* The Broaden-and-Build Theory of Positive Emotions: The theory explains the adaptive value of positive emotions.
recency bias), which might have adaptive value. Authors Neil Stewart and Keith Simpson develop a related choice model, in which the construction of attribute values depends on comparisons within a set of attribute values sampled from the decision context and long-term memory.
It is a central feature in the lives of all young primates and most young mammals underscoring its lengthy evolutionary history and adaptive value."
Consequently, the age of the tissues by the time of oviposition can alter the patterns of anatomical development and the adaptive value of the gall.
This book documents the adaptive value and consequences of phenotypic plasticity in insects.
It builds on Tinbergen's famous four aims of all behavior study (Tinbergen, "On the Aims"): the study of causal mechanisms (stimuli, hormones, and neural mechanisms), development, adaptive value (or function), and evolution (both pattern and process).
His new idea was that certain features of animal societies have adaptive value not to the individual but rather to the future of that local cluster of animals as a whole.
A sense of responsibility is a species-wide trait, which is what we would expect given its adaptive value. (16)
(1996, 1999, 2000) and Melvin and Carol Ember (1999, 2000) have addressed this question by attempting to demonstrate the adaptive value of a consonant-vowel (CV) syllable structure.

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