Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology
by Richard M Kliman (Editor)
Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology is the definitive go-to reference in the field of evolutionary biology. It provides a fully comprehensive review of the field in an easy to search structure. Under the collective leadership of fifteen distinguished section editors, it is comprised of articles written by leading experts in the field, providing a full review of the current status of each topic.
The articles are up-to-date and fully illustrated with in-text references that allow readers to easily access primary literature. While all entries are authoritative and valuable to those with advanced understanding of evolutionary biology, they are also intended to be accessible to both advanced undergraduate and graduate students.
Broad topics include the history of evolutionary biology, population genetics, quantitative genetics; speciation, life history evolution, evolution of sex and mating systems, evolutionary biogeography, evolutionary developmental biology, molecular and genome evolution, coevolution, phylogenetic methods, microbial evolution, diversification of plants and fungi, diversification of animals, and applied evolution.
- Presents fully comprehensive content, allowing easy access to fundamental information and links to primary research
- Contains concise articles by leading experts in the field that ensures current coverage of each topic
- Provides ancillary learning tools like tables, illustrations, and multimedia features to assist with the comprehension process
- Hardcover: 2132 pages
- Publisher: Academic Press; 1 edition (May 20, 2016)
- Language: English