Amitabh Joshi - Publications

(in reverse chronological order)

(last updated: February 2007)

PDF files of some of these publications are available for academic purposes only !

Books:

Mueller, L. D. and A. Joshi. 2000. Stability in Model Populations. Monographs in Population Biology 31, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, USA. (More information: Princeton University Press)

 

Book Chapters:

Dey, S. and A. Joshi. 2004. Genomes, phenomes and fitness: mapping a new biology. Pgs. 189-192 in Deep Roots, Open Skies: New Biology in India (Eds. S. K. Basu, J. K. Batra, D. M. Salunke), Narosa Publishers, New Delhi.

Joshi, A. 2004. Simple selection and complex evolution: lessons from Drosophila. Pgs. 225-235 in Frontier Areas of Entomological Research (Eds. B. Subrahmanyam, V. V. Ramamurthy, V. S. Singh), Proceedings of the National Symposium on Frontier Areas of Entomological Research, IARI, New Delhi, India, Nov. 5-7, 2003 (Invited Lectures).

Sharma, V. K. and A. Joshi. 2002. Clocks, genes and evolution: the evolution of circadian organization. Pgs. 5-23 in Biological Rhythms (Ed. V. Kumar), Narosa Publishers, New Delhi, India.

Joshi, A. 2001. Interspecific Competition. In Encyclopaedia of Life Sciences, Nature Publishing Group, MacMillan, London, UK.

 

Research Papers, Commentaries etc:

[Before 1996] [1996-97] [1998-99] [2000-01] [2002-03] [2004-05] [2006-07]

2006-2007

62. Sharmila Bharathi, N., Archana, N., Anjana, B., Satish, K. M., Mohan, J. and A. Joshi. 2007. Time to death in the presence of E. coli: a mass-scale method for assaying pathogen resistance in Drosophila. Journal of Genetics (in Press).

61. Dey, S. and A. Joshi. 2007. Local perturbations do not affect stability of laboratory fruitfly metapopulations. PloS ONE 2(2): e233. (pdf file)

60. Rajamani, M., Raghavendra, N., Prasad, N. G., Archana, N., Joshi, A. and M. Shakarad. 2006. Reduced larval feeding rate is a strong evolutionary correlate of rapid development in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Genetics 85: 209-212. (pdf file)

59. Dey, S. and A. Joshi. 2006. Response to comment on "Stability via asynchrony in Drosophila metapopulations with low migration rates. Science 314: 420b. (pdf file) (The Technical Comment).

58. Dey, S. and A. Joshi. 2006. Stability via asynchrony in Drosophila metapopulations with low migration rates. Science 312: 434-436. (pdf file) (Supplementary Online Material).

57. Dey, S., Dey, S., Mohan, J. and A. Joshi. 2006. Micro-environmental variation in pre-assay rearing conditions can lead to anomalies in the measurement of life-history traits. Journal of Genetics 85: 53-56. (pdf file).

56. Dey, S., Dabholkar, S. and A. Joshi. 2006. The effect of migration on metapopulation stability is qualitatively unaffected by demographic and spatial heterogeneity. Journal of Theoretical Biology 238: 78-84. (pdf file).

2004-2005

55. Joshi, A. 2005. Behaviour genetics in the post-genomics era: from genes to behaviour and vice versa. Current Science 89: 1128-1135 (by invitation). (pdf file).

54. Paranjpe, D. A., Anitha, D., Chandrashekaran, M. K., Joshi, A. and V. K. Sharma. 2005. Possible role of eclosion rhythm in mediating the effects of light-dark environments on pre-adult development in Drosophila melanogaster. BMC Developmental Biology 5: 5. (pdf file)

53. Shakarad, M., Prasad, N. G., Gokhale, K., Gadagkar, V., Rajamani, M. and A. Joshi. 2005. Faster development does not lead to correlated evolution of greater pre-adult competitive ability in Drosophila melanogaster. Biology Letters 1: 91-94. DOI: 10.1098/2004.0261. (pdf file).

52. Joshi, A. 2005. Inbreeding and sex: canalization, plasticity and sexual selection. Journal of Genetics 84: 13-15. (pdf file).

51. Joshi, A. 2004. Variation in the relative magnitude of intraspecific and interspecific competitive effects in novel versus familiar environments in two Drosophila species. Journal of Genetics 83: 179-188. (pdf file).

50. Paranjpe, D. A., Anitha, D., Sharma, V. K. and A. Joshi. 2004. Circadian clocks and life-history-related traits: is pupation height affected by circadian organization in Drosophila melanogaster? Journal of Genetics 83: 73-77. (pdf file).

49. Sharmila Bharathi, N., Prasad, N. G., Shakarad, M. and A. Joshi. 2004. Correlates of sexual dimorphism for dry weight and development time in five species of Drosophila. Journal of Zoology 264: 87-95. (pdf file).

48. Paranjpe, D. A., Anitha, D., Joshi, A. and V. K. Sharma. 2004. Multi-oscillatory control of eclosion and oviposition rhythms in Drosophila melanogaster: evidence from limits of entrainment studies. Chronobiology International 21: 539-552.

47. Sharmila Bharathi, N., Mohan J. and A. Joshi. 2004. A potential mass-scale assay for level of immune competence in Drosophila. Current Science 86: 1482-1485. (pdf file).

46. Joshi, A. 2004. Are bigger flies always better: the role of genes and environment. Journal of Genetics 83: 13-15. (pdf file)

2002-2003

45. Sharmila Bharathi, N., Prasad, N. G., Shakarad, M. and A. Joshi. 2003. Variation in adult life-history and stress resistance across five species of Drosophila. Journal of Genetics 82: 191-205. (pdf file).

44. Joshi, A., Castillo, R. B. and L. D. Mueller. 2003. The contribution of ancestry, chance, and past and ongoing selection to adaptive evolution. Journal of Genetics 82: 147-162. (pdf file).

43. Prasad, N. G. and A. Joshi. 2003. What have two decades of laboratory life-history evolution studies on Drosophila melanogaster taught us? Journal of Genetics 82: 45-76. (pdf file).

42. Prasad, N. G., Shakarad, M., Rajamani, M. and A. Joshi. 2003. Interaction between the effects of maternal and larval nutritional levels on pre-adult survival in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolutionary Ecology Research 5: 903-911.

41. Prasad, N. G., Dey, S., Shakarad, M. and A. Joshi. 2003. The evolution of population stability as a by-product of life-history evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences (Supplement: Biology Letters) 270: S84-S86; DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2003.0020. (pdf file).

40. Paranjpe, D. A., Anitha, D., Kumar, S., Kumar, D., Verkhedkar, K., Chandrashekaran, M. K., Joshi, A. and V. K. Sharma. 2003. Entrainment of eclosion rhythm in Drosophila melanogaster populations reared for more than 700 generations in constant light environment. Chronobiology International 20: 977-987.

39. Sheeba, V., Chandrashekaran, M. K., Joshi, A. and V. K. Sharma.. 2002. Developmental plasticity of the locomotor activity rhythm of Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Insect Physiology 48: 25-32. (pdf file)

38. Sheeba, V., Chandrashekaran, M. K., Joshi, A. and V. K. Sharma. 2002. Locomotor activity rhythm in Drosophila melanogaster after 600 generations in an aperiodic environment. Naturwissenschaften 89: 512-514.

2000-2001

37. Joshi, A., Prasad, N. G. and M. Shakarad. 2001. K-selection, a-selection, effectiveness, and tolerance in competition: density-dependent selection revisited. Journal of Genetics 80: 63-75. (pdf file)

36. Joshi, A. 2001. Development and competition in fruit flies: a tale of two densities. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy B 67: 389-396.

35. Sheeba, V., Nihal, M., Mathew, S. J., Swamy, N. M., Bandhopadhyay, L., Chandrashekaran, M. K., Joshi, A. and V. K. Sharma. 2001. Does the difference in the timing of eclosion of the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster reflect differences in the circadian organization? Chronobiology International 18: 601-612.

34. Prasad, N. G., Shakarad, M., Anitha, D., Rajamani, M. and A. Joshi. 2001. Correlated responses to selection for faster development and early reproduction in Drosophila: the evolution of larval traits. Evolution 55:1363-1372. (pdf file)

33. Shakarad, M., Prasad, N. G., Rajamani, M. and A. Joshi. 2001. Evolution of faster development does not lead to greater fluctuating asymmetry of sternopleural bristle number in Drosophila. Journal of Genetics 80: 1-7. (pdf file)

32. Sheeba, V., Chandrashekaran, M. K., Joshi, A. and V. K. Sharma. 2001. A case for multiple oscillators controlling different rhythms in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Insect Physiology 47: 1217-1225. (pdf file)

31. Sheeba, V., Chandrashekaran, M. K., Joshi, A. and V. K. Sharma. 2001. Persistence of oviposition rhythm in individuals of Drosophila melanogaster reared in an aperiodic environment for several hundred generations. Journal of Experimental Zoology 290: 541-549.

30. Jaggi, S. and A. Joshi. 2001. Incorporating spatial variation in density enhances the stability of simple population dynamics models. Journal of Theoretical Biology 209: 249-255. (pdf file)

29. Prasad, N. G., Shakarad, M., Gohil, V. M., Sheeba, V., Rajamani, M. and A. Joshi. 2000. Evolution of reduced pre-adult viability and larval growth rate in laboratory populations of Drosophila melanogaster selected for shorter development time. Genetical Research (Cambridge) 76: 249-259. (pdf file)

28. Mueller, L. D., Joshi, A. and D. J. Borash. 2000. Does population stability evolve? Ecology 81: 1273-1285. (pdf file)

27. Joshi, A. 2000. Life-history evolution in the laboratory. Journal of the Indian Institute of Science 80: 25-37.

26. Sheeba, V., Sharma, V. K., Shubha, K., Chandrashekaran, M. K. and A. Joshi. 2000. The effect of different light regimes on adult lifespan in Drosophila melanogaster is partly mediated through reproductive output. Journal of Biological Rhythms 15: 380-392.

1998-1999

25. Sheeba, V., Sharma, V. K., Chandrashekaran, M. K. and A. Joshi. 1999. Effect of different light regimes on pre-adult fitness in Drosophila melanogaster populations reared in constant light for over six hundred generations. Biological Rhythms Research 30: 424-433. (pdf file)

24. Sheeba, V., M. Rajamani and A. Joshi. 1999. Bimodal distribution of oviposition preference for a novel food medium in Drosophila melanogaster. Current Science 77: 1197-1200.

23. Sheeba, V., Sharma, V. K., Chandrashekaran, M. K. and A. Joshi. 1999. Persistence of Drosophila eclosion rhythm after 600 generations in an aperiodic environment. Naturwissenschaften 86: 448-449.

22. Joshi, A., Do, M. H. and L. D. Mueller. 1999. Poisson distribution of male mating success in laboratory populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetical Research (Cambridge) 73: 239-249. (pdf file)

21. Joshi, A. and M. E. Moody. 1998. The cost of sex revisited: effects of male gamete output of hermaphrodites that are asexual in their female capacity. Journal of Theoretical Biology 195: 533-542.

20. Joshi, A., Oshiro, W. A., Shiotsugu, J. and L. D. Mueller. 1998. Short and long-term effects of environmental urea on fecundity in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Biosciences 23: 279-283. (pdf file)

19. Sheeba, V. and A. Joshi. 1998. A test of simple models of population growth using data from very small populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Current Science 75: 1406-1410.

18. Sheeba, V., Madhyastha, N. A. A. and A. Joshi. 1998. Oviposition preference for novel versus normal food resources in laboratory populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Biosciences 23: 93-100.

17. Borash, D. J., Gibbs, A. G., Joshi, A. and L. D. Mueller. 1998. A genetic polymorphism maintained by natural selection in a temporally varying environment. American Naturalist 151: 148-156. (pdf file)

16. Joshi, A., Wu, W. and L. D. Mueller. 1998. Density-dependent natural selection in Drosophila: adaptation to adult crowding. Evolutionary Ecology 12: 363-376. (pdf file)

1996-1997

15. Joshi, A. and J. N. Thompson. 1997. Adaptation and specialization in a two-resource environment in Drosophila species. Evolution 51: 846-855. (pdf file)

14. Santos, M., Borash, D. J., Joshi, A., Bounlutay, N. and L. D. Mueller. 1997. Density-dependent natural selection in Drosophila: evolution of growth rate and body size. Evolution 51: 420-432. (pdf file)

13. Joshi, A., Oshiro, W. A., Shiotsugu, J. and L. D. Mueller. 1997. Within- and among-population variation in oviposition preference for urea-supplemented food in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Biosciences 22: 325-338. (pdf file)

12. Joshi, A. 1997. Adaptive evolution and the footprints of history. Current Science 72: 944-949.

11. Joshi, A. 1997. Laboratory studies of density-dependent selection: adaptations to crowding in Drosophila melanogaster. Current Science 72: 555-561.

10. Joshi, A. and L. D. Mueller. 1997. Adult crowding effects on longevity in Drosophila melanogaster: increase in age-independent mortality. Current Science 72: 255-260. (pdf file)

9. Joshi, A., Shiotsugu, J. and L. D. Mueller. 1996. Phenotypic enhancement of longevity by environmental urea in Drosophila melanogaster. Experimental Gerontology 31: 533-544. (pdf file)

8. Joshi, A. and L. D. Mueller. 1996. Density-dependent natural selection in Drosophila: trade-offs between larval food acquisition and utilization. Evolutionary Ecology 10: 463-474. (pdf file)

7. Joshi, A., Knight, C. D., and L. D. Mueller. 1996. Genetics of larval urea tolerance in Drosophila melanogaster. Heredity 77: 33-39. (pdf file)

6. Joshi, A. and J. N. Thompson. 1996. Evolution of broad and specific competitive ability in novel versus familiar environments in Drosophila species. Evolution 50: 188-194. (pdf file)

Before 1996

5. Joshi, A. and M. E. Moody. 1995. Male gamete output of asexuals and the dynamics of populations polymorphic for reproductive mode. Journal of Theoretical Biology 174: 189-197.

4. Joshi, A. and J. N. Thompson. 1995. Alternative routes to the evolution of competitive ability in two competing species of Drosophila. Evolution 49: 616-625. (pdf file)

3. Joshi, A. and J. N. Thompson. 1995. Trade-offs and the evolution of host specialization. Evolutionary Ecology 9: 82-92.

2. Joshi, A. and L. D. Mueller. 1993. Directional and stabilizing density-dependent natural selection for pupation height in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution 47: 176-184. (pdf file)

1. Joshi, A. and L. D. Mueller. 1988. Evolution of higher feeding rate in Drosophila due to density-dependent natural selection. Evolution 42: 1090-1092. (pdf file)

 

General Publications:

Joshi, A. 2005. Obituary: Hampton Lawrence Carson. Journal of Genetics 84: 85-86.

Joshi, A. 2005. J Maynard Smith: from engineering to evolution. Resonance 10(11): 2-4.

Joshi, A. 2005. Fruitflies and the fountain of youth. Review of Methuselah flies: a case study in the evolution of aging, edited by Michael R. Rose, Hardip B. Passananti & Margarida Matos. Journal of Genetics 84: 347-349.

Joshi, A. 2004. Obituary: John Maynard Smith. Journal of Genetics 83: 107-108. (pdf file)

Joshi, A. 2003. Evolutionary biology today II: what do evolutionary biologists do? Resonance 8(2): 6-18. (pdf file)

Joshi, A. 2003. The evolution of an evolutionary biologist. Indraprastha 50-58.

Joshi, A. 2003. Of flies and fly culture. Review of Lords of the Fly, by Robert Kohler. Resonance 8(11): 96-99. (pdf file)

Joshi, A. 2003. Thomas Hunt Morgan and the rise of genetics. Resonance 8(11): 2-5. (pdf file)

Joshi A. 2003. Evolutionary genetics: the Drosophila model. Preface to a Special Issue, Journal of Genetics 82: 77-78. (pdf file)

Joshi, A. 2002. Genomics and evolution. Current Science 82: 122-124.

Joshi, A. 2002. Evolutionary biology today I: the domain of evolutionary biology. Resonance 7(11): 8-17. (pdf file)

Joshi, A. 2002. From smiling birds to dancing gods: a view of evolution. Review of TheFlamingo's Smile, by Stephen Jay Gould. Resonance 7(11): 82-86. (pdf file)

Joshi, A. 2002. Equations, fruit flies and history: five months in paradise. Jahrbuch 2000/2001, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Berlin, pp. 94-98.

Joshi, A. 2000. Review of Genetics and the Extinction of Species, edited by Laura F. Landweber and Andrew P. Dobson. Current Science 78: 1146-1148.

Joshi, A. 2000. Francisco Jose Ayala: a many faceted personality. Resonance 5(10): 60

Joshi, A. 2000. Theodosius Dobzhansky: a great inspirer. Resonance 5(10): 43-47. (pdf file)

Joshi, A. 2000. From 'particulate factors' to 'designer genes': a hundred years of genetics. Resonance 5(9): 3-5.

Joshi, A. 2000. Linnaeus: the great arranger. Resonance 5(6): 3-5.

Joshi, A. 2000. Review of Darwin’s Spectre: Evolutionary Biology in the Modern World, by Michael R. Rose. Journal of Genetics 79: 21-23. (pdf file)

Joshi, A. 1999. The shifting balance theory of evolution. Resonance 4(12): 66-75. (pdf file)

Joshi, A. 1999. Sewall Wright: a life in evolution. Resonance 4(12): 54-65. (pdf file)

Sheeba, V., Sharma, V. K. and A. Joshi. 1999. Adaptive significance of circadian rhythms. Resonance 4(1): 73-75. (pdf file)

Gohil, V. M. and A. Joshi. 1998. Modelling the evolution of rates of ageing. Resonance 3(8): 67-72. (pdf file)

Joshi, A. 1998. Review of Genetic Structure and Local Adaptation in Natural Insect Populations, edited by Susan Mopper and Sharon Y. Strauss. Journal of Genetics 77: 129-131.

Joshi, A. 1997. Review of Sixty Years of Biology: Essays on Development and Evolution, by John T. Bonner. Current Science 72: 523-524.

Joshi, A. 1997. Review of The Genetical Analysis of Quantitative Traits, byMichael J. Kearsey and Harpal S. Pooni. Journal of Genetics 76: 93-95.

Joshi, A. 1997. Sir. R. A. Fisher and the evolution of genetics. Resonance 2(9): 27-31. (pdf file)

Joshi, A. 1997. Reply to ‘Discussion on the evolution of ageing’. Resonance 2(8): 73-77. (pdf file)

Joshi, A. 1997. Our immortal genes: linking the past and future. Review of The Language of the Genes, by Steve Jones. Resonance 2(3): 90-92.

Joshi, A. 1996. Evolution, fruit-flies and gerontology: evolutionary biology helps unravel the mysteries of ageing. Resonance 1(11): 51-63. (pdf file)

Joshi, A. 1993. Its not all DNA: geneticists look at changes in large populations. Washington State University Sciences Pipeline Spring Issue, pg. 3.

 

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