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Genetic and Evolutionary Diversity The Sport of Nature

By: LM Cook and S Jain
290 pages, 25 line illus, 2 colour illus, tabs
Publisher: Chapman & Hall
Genetic and Evolutionary Diversity
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  • Genetic and Evolutionary Diversity ISBN: 9780748743360 Edition: 2 Paperback Oct 1999 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1 week
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The ideas of geneticists and ecologists have tended to remain separate. This textbook, which has grown out of the author's years of experience in teaching evolution and population genetics - aims to draw together these two disciplines - in examining species diversity, and also the genetic diversity of species within populations.


Part I: Species abundance. Species diversity. Explanations. Dynamics. Part II: Population processes. Populations. Genes. Gene frequency. Genetic variability in natural populations. Polymorphism and ecological genetics. Response to selection by pesticides. Population consequences of selection. Polymorphism by neutral mutation. Gene interaction models for polymorphism. Genetic variability - conclusions. Part III: Population genetics and evolution. Species formation and evolution. Species associations.

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By: LM Cook and S Jain
290 pages, 25 line illus, 2 colour illus, tabs
Publisher: Chapman & Hall
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