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Evolutionary Genetics: Concepts and Case Studies

Edited By: Charles W Fox and Jason B Wolf

592 pages, illus

Oxford University Press

Paperback | May 2006 | #157302 | ISBN: 0195168186
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Hardback | Dec 2006 | #168094 | ISBN: 0195168178
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About this book

The diverse field of evolutionary genetics is unified by two goals: to understand the impact that evolutionary processes have on genetic variation, and to understand the consequences of these patterns for various evolutionary process.

Research in evolutionary genetics stretches across a continuum of scale, from studies of DNA sequence evolution (Ch. 7 and 9), to studies of multivariate phenotypic evolution (Ch. 20), across a continuum of time, from ancient events that lead to current species diversity (Ch. 28), to rapid evolution seen over relatively short time scales in experimental evolution studies (Ch. 31).

Impressive compendium of essays ... I encourage evolutionary biologists of all stripes to read it. --BioScience


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