Sinauer Associates, 1986 - 600 pagine
Covers the genetic, developmental, and ecological mechanisms of evolutionary change, the major features of evolutionary history as revealed by phylogenetic and paleontological studies, and material on adaptation, molecular evolution, co-evolution, and human evolution.
CONCEPTIONS AND MISCONCEPTIONS
EVOLUTION SINCE THE SYNTHESIS
ADAPTATION AND ENVIRONMENT
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