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Biological systematics : principles and applications

Author: Randall T Schuh; Andrew V Z Brower
Publisher: Ithaca : Comstock Pub. Associates/Cornell University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A core systematics textbook with a focus on parsimony-based approaches for students and biologists interested in systematics and comparative...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2009007311
(OCoLC)312728177
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Randall T Schuh; Andrew V Z Brower
ISBN: 9780801462436 0801462436 1501717014 9781501717017
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 742302793
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 311 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Introduction to systematics --
Systematics and the philosophy of science --
Characters and character states --
Character polarity and inferring homology --
Tree-building algorithms --
Evaluating results --
Nomenclature, classifications, and systematic databases --
Historical biogeography and host-parasite coevolution --
Ecology, adaptation, and evolutionary scenarios --
Biodiversity and conservation.
Responsibility: Randall T. Schuh, Andrew V.Z. Brower.
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"This is an excellent book. Written by a practicing systematist with a keen interest in the theoretical development of systematics, it has a blend of theory and empiricism that results in a very Read more...

 
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