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Evolution of Age-Structured Populations

Series: Cambridge Studies in Mathematical Biology Volume: 14

By: B Charlesworth

320 pages, 12 figs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Jun 1994 | Edition: 2 | #31747 | ISBN: 0521459672
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About this book

A comprehensive review of the basic mathematical theory of the demography and genetics of age-structured populations, accesible to anyone with a knowledge of basic calculus and linear algebra.
`An important book which can be recommended to anyone with an interest in population genetics and evolutionary biology.' - Nature

... an important book which can be recommended to anyone with an interest in population genetics and evolutionary biology. Nature "...classic...will stimulate future study." Choice


Contents

Preface to first edition; Preface to second edition; 1. Models of age-structured populations; 2. The genetics of populations without selection; 3. Selection: construction of a model and the properties of equilibrium populations; 4. Selection: dynamic aspects; 5. The evolution of life-histories; References; Author index; Subject index.


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