Amphibians in Hot Water: The Role of Plasticity in Climate Change Adaptation

 APR 13, 2013     LINDSEY THURMAN Pond-breeding frog life cycle What does it mean to be plastic? Plasticity refers to the variation in phenotypes under certain environmental conditions. This means that one genotype can translate into multiple phenotypes based on environmental change.  Phenotypic plasticity is widespread in nature, and can significantly alter the relationship between organisms and their [abiotic and biotic] environment. … Continue reading Amphibians in Hot Water: The Role of Plasticity in Climate Change Adaptation