Books  Evolutionary Biology  Evolutionary Biology 

Evolutionary Dynamics of a Natural Population: The Large Cactus Finch of the Galapagos

By: B Rosemary Grant (Author), Peter R Grant (Author)

380 pages, 8 plates with colour photos; 75 b/w photos, 58 b/w illustrations, tables

University of Chicago Press

Paperback | Dec 1990 | #5637 | ISBN: 0226305910
Out of Print Details
Hardback | no dustjacket | Sep 1989 | #5636 | ISBN: 0226305902
Availability: Usually dispatched within 3 days Details
NHBS Price: £92.50 $120/€107 approx

About this book

This major study addresses a key question in evolutionary biology: why do some populations vary so much in morphological, ecological, behavioural, and physiological traits? Through the study of variation and its causes in a single species, the large cactus finch on Isla Genovesa in the Galápagos, the Grants provide evidence that species are capable of evolutionary change within observable periods of time.


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Alfred Russel Wallace

NHBS Price: £12.99 $17/€15 approx

How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog)

NHBS Special Offer Price: £14.99 £19.50 (Save £4.51) $19/€17 approx (ends 31/05/2017)

Avian Evolution

NHBS Price: £64.99 $84/€76 approx

Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics

NHBS Price: £54.95 $71/€64 approx

Handbook of Meta-analysis in Ecology and Evolution

NHBS Price: £62.95 $82/€73 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194