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Life History, Game Theory, Optimality

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Unformatted text preview: henotypic) and relate the trait to fitness mathematically. Now maximize fitness with respect to the trait. What are the optima for this trait? Selective advantage of a trait leads to competition What is good for the individual vs. what is good for the group. The mutation increases reproductive success, and so the life history has evolved in this population. Mutations, rather than being ALL over beneficial, just reallocates resources in a trade- off. This shows that when p(adult survives) > p(youngling survives) perennial o...
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