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Selection : the Mechanism of Evolution.

Author: Graham Bell
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford Scholarship Online
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
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This book adopts a direct experimental approach to evolutionary questions, drawing predominantly from research on microbial systems. The focus is on processes and mechanisms, and incorporates  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Bell
ISBN: 9780198569725 0198569726
OCLC Number: 612461695
Notes: Gesehen am 01.08.2008.
Description: Online-Ressource
Contents: 1. Simple selection ; 2. The genetic and ecological context of selection ; 3. Natural selection in closed asexual populations ; 4. Prometheus Unbound: realeasing the constraints on natural selection ; 5. Selection in multicellular organisms ; 6. Artificial selection ; 7. Natural selection in open populations ; 8. Adaptive radiation: diversity and specialization ; 9. Autoselection: selfish genetic elements ; 10. Social selection ; 11. Coevolution ; 12. Sexual selection ; 13. Speciation ; Epitome
Series Title: Oxford Scholarship Online
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"An outstanding book belonging on every science shelf." CHOICE, 2008, Vol. 45 No. 11

 
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