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Evolution By P. Skelton

Evolution
by P. Skelton

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This text introduces the mechanisms of evolution at all scales, the genetic, through other biological aspects, to the palaeontological scale, illustrating the hierarchy of processes involved.
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Evolution: A Biological and Palaeontological Approach by P. Skelton

A comprehensive text introducing the mechanisms of evolution at all scales, the genetic (with brief references to molecular aspects), through other biological aspects (natural selection and adaptation; behavioural and ecological influences; specification), to the palaeontological scale (analysis of macroevolutionary patterns to identify influences), illustrating the hierarchy of processes involved.

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Table of Contents


I. MICROEVOLUTION 1. Introduction to Evolution 2. Adaptation 3. Heredity and Variation 4. Natural Selection 5. Reproductive Patterns 6. The Focus of Selection 7. Sexual Selection and Mating Systems 8. Evolutionary Ecology II. EVOLUTION OF SPECIES: Species, Speciation and Extinction 9.The Fossil Record of Evolution in Species III. MACROEVOLUTION: Evolutionary Relationships and History 10. Fossilization and the Record of Past Life 11. Geography and Macroevolution 12. The Evolution of Form 13. Phylogenetic Patterns IV. CASE STUDIES: Origins 14. Human Factors in Evolution

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GOR001168861
Evolution: A Biological and Palaeontological Approach by P. Skelton
P. Skelton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
1993-02-23
1088
0201544237
9780201544237
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