This concluding chapter summarizes the main topics discussed in this book. It discusses some important points about Lamarckism and evolutionary biology today, the prevalence and evolutionary significance of genetic assimilation, selection for polyphenism, mutational assimilation, plasticity, niche construction, epigenetic inheritance, epigenetic variations, transgenerational transmission, and the nature of the change in evolutionary biology.
Keywords: Lamarckism, evolutionary biology, genetic assimilation, mutational assimilation, plasticity, niche construction, epigenetic inheritance, epigenetic variations, transgenerational transmission
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