Record number, Title, Evolution, an introduction. Author(s), Stearns, S.C.; Hoekstra, R.F.. Source, Oxford: Oxford University Press – ISBN. Patterns of evolution; 4. Evolution in the fossil record; 5. A history of life on earth; 6. The geography of evolution; 7. The evolution of biodiversity; 8. The origin of. Evolution an introduction stearns hoekstra pdf. Evolution: An Introduction stands alone amongst the major textbooks by focusing on key principles to offer a.
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Comparative Methods Part IV: Good prices on slightly out of date textbooks. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. The questions at the end of each chapter are thought provoking The second edition of Evolution introduces the basic mechanisms of microevolution, natural selection, and macroevolutionary processes such as speciation and extinction.
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Chapters thus give unprecedented coverage to phenotypic evolution in an introductory text. Key Events in Evolution Further book chapters and original research articles will be distributed on this page during the semester. The author does an exceptional job of getting his point across.
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