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Daphnia: Development of a Model Organism in Ecology and Evolution

Series: Excellence in Ecology Volume: 21

By: Winfried Lampert(Author), Otto Kinne(Editor)

250 pages, 100 b/w illustrations, 4 tables

Ecology Institute

Hardback | Jan 2011 | #163428 | ISBN-13: 9783946729211
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £37.99 $49/€42 approx

About this book

EE Book 21 summarizes decades of work by Winfried Lampert and his colleagues on the evolutionary adaptations that determine the composition of plankton communities. The author illustrates changes in paradigms over the years, reviews ecological and evolutionary theory, and highlights the importance of Daphnia for the biological functioning of lakes. Finally, he also emphasizes the perspectives for future research afforded by the recent publication of the Daphnia genome.

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