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Oxford Surveys in Evolutionary Biology Volume 8: 1992

Series: Oxford Surveys in Evolutionary Biology Volume: 8

Edited By: Douglas Futuyma and Janis Antonovics

392 pages, Figs, tabs

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #19813 | ISBN: 0195076230
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About this book

Presents reviews of key theoretical ideas and frameworks, and outlines progress in evolutionary studies.


Contents

List of contributors; Ernst Mayr: Controversies in retrospect; Michael J. Wade: Sewall Wright: Gene interaction and the shifting balance theory; Mark L. Taper & Ted J. Case: Coevolution among competitiors; Wen-Hsiung & Lori Sadler: DNA variations in humans and its implications for human evolution; Hiroko Morishima, Yoshio Sano & Hiko-Ichi Oka: Evolutionary studies in cultivated rice and its wild relatives; James D. Bever & Francois Felber: The theoretical population genetics of autopolyploidy; Warren D. Allmon: A causal analysis of stages in allopatric speciation; V. Louise Roth: Inferences from allometry and fossils: Dwarfing of elephants on islands; Marvalee H. Wake: Morphology, the study of form and function, in modern evolutionary biology; A.E. Douglas: Symbiosis in evolution; Index; Contents lists of previous volumes.

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