Evolutionary Ecology : Concepts and Case Studies

Evolutionary Ecology : Concepts and Case Studies

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Evolutionary Ecology simultaneously unifies conceptual and empirical advances in evolutionary ecology and provides a volume that can be used as either a primary textbook or a supplemental reading in an advanced undergraduate or graduate course. The focus of the book is on current concepts in evolutionary ecology, and the empirical study of these concepts. The editors have assembled a group of prominent biologists who have made significant contributions to this field. They both synthesize the current state of knowledge and identity areas for future investigation. Evolutionary Ecology will be of general interest to researchers and students in both ecology and evolutionary biology. Researchers in evolutionary ecology that want an overview of the current state of the field, and graduate students that want an introduction the field, will find this book very valuable. This volume can also be used as a primary textbook or supplemental reading in both upper division and graduate courses/seminars in Evolutionary Ecology.Adaptationist hypotheses are now fundamental to much of modern biology and are becoming increasingly apparent in more ... For this reason, adaptationist hypotheses should be viewed with skepticism until adequately tested (Reznick andanbsp;...

Title:Evolutionary Ecology : Concepts and Case Studies
Author:Charles W. Fox Associate Professor of Entomology University of Kentucky, Derek A. Roff Professor of Biology University of Kentucky, Riverside Daphne J. Fairbairn Professor of Biology both at The University of California
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 2001-09-24


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