Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology

Written By Laurence Mueller
Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 November 2019
  • ISBN : 0128160144
  • Pages : 204 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology written by Laurence Mueller which was release on 25 November 2019, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Although biologists recognize evolutionary ecology by name, many only have a limited understanding of its conceptual roots and historical development. Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology fills that knowledge gap in a thought-provoking and readable format. Written by a world-renowned evolutionary ecologist, this book embodies a unique blend of expertise in combining theory and experiment, population genetics and ecology. Following an easily-accessible structure, this book encapsulates and chronologizes the history behind evolutionary ecology. It also focuses on the integration of age-structure and density-dependent selection into an understanding of life-history evolution. Covers over 60 seminal breakthroughs and paradigm shifts in the field of evolutionary biology and ecology Modular format permits ready access to each described subject Historical overview of a field whose concepts are central to all of biology and relevant to a broad audience of biologists, science historians, and philosophers of science

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology
  • Author : Laurence Mueller
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-25
  • Total pages : 204
  • ISBN : 0128160144
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Summary : Although biologists recognize evolutionary ecology by name, many only have a limited understanding of its conceptual roots and historical development. Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology fills that knowledge gap in a thought-provoking and readable format. Written by a world-renowned evolutionary ecologist, this book embodies a unique blend of expertise in ...

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Genetics

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Genetics
  • Author : John C. Avise
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-01-18
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 0128160144
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Summary : Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Genetics is a pithy, lively book occupying a special niche—the conceptual history of evolutionary genetics— not inhabited by any other available treatment. Written by a world-leading authority in evolutionary genetics, this work encapsulates and ranks 70 of the most significant paradigm shifts in evolutionary biology and ...

Conceptual Breakthroughs

Conceptual Breakthroughs
  • Author : Adam Martiny,Jennifer Hughes Martiny,John C. Avise
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2022-03-15
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0128160144
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Summary : Conceptual Breakthroughs in Microbial Ecology and Evolution continues the innovative Conceptual Breakthroughs series by providing a comprehensive outline of the combination of the major breakthroughs for this young and emerging scientific field. The chapters cover important theoretical, technical, and natural history discoveries that have led to conceptual breakthroughs. The book ...

Conceptual Breakthroughs in the Evolutionary Biology of Aging

Conceptual Breakthroughs in the Evolutionary Biology of Aging
  • Author : Kenneth R. Arnold,Michael R. Rose
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-01
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 0128160144
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Summary : Conceptual Breakthroughs in the Evolutionary Biology of Aging continues the innovative Conceptual Breakthroughs series by providing a comprehensive outline of the major breakthroughs that built the evolutionary biology of aging as a leading scientific field. Following the evolutionary study of aging from its humble origins to the present, the book's ...

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Ethology and Animal Behavior

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Ethology and Animal Behavior
  • Author : Michael D. Breed
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-25
  • Total pages : 286
  • ISBN : 0128160144
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Summary : Conceptual Breakthroughs in Ethology and Animal Behavior highlights, through concise summaries, the most important discoveries and scientific revolutions in animal behavior. These are assessed for their relative impact on the field and their significance to the forward motion of the science of animal behavior. Eighty short essays capture the moment ...

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Comparative Animal Physiology

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Comparative Animal Physiology
  • Author : James Hicks,Tobias Wang
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-12-01
  • Total pages : 276
  • ISBN : 0128160144
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Summary : Conceptual Breakthroughs in Comparative Physiology focuses on milestones and research achievements in comparative animal physiology. The book looks at the future of the field, illustrating how advances in technology continue to help us understand how animals work and adapt to their environments. Written by a leading expert in comparative physiology, ...

Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology

Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology
  • Author : David Westneat
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 2010-04-01
  • Total pages : 641
  • ISBN : 0128160144
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Summary : Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology presents a comprehensive treatment of theevolutionary and ecological processes shaping behavior across a wide array of organisms and a diverse set of behaviors and is suitable as a graduate-level text and as a sourcebook for professional scientists....

The Evolution of Multicellularity

The Evolution of Multicellularity
  • Author : Matthew D. Herron,Peter L. Conlin,William C. Ratcliff
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-06-08
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0128160144
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Summary : Among the most important innovations in the history of life is the transition from single-celled organisms to more complex, multicellular organisms. Multicellularity has evolved repeatedly across the tree of life, resulting in the evolution of new kinds of organisms that collectively constitute a significant portion of Earth’s biodiversity and ...

Reproductive Strategies in Insects

Reproductive Strategies in Insects
  • Author : Omkar,Geetanjali Mishra
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-02-16
  • Total pages : 378
  • ISBN : 0128160144
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Summary : Reproduction is one of the most inherent tasks that all living organisms are actively involved in. It forms the backbone of their existence with all evolutionary energies directed over billion years of creation into maximizing reproductive effort. For so simple and directed a need such as maximizing reproduction, it is ...

Planning for the Planet

Planning for the Planet
  • Author : Simone Schleper
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Release Date : 2019-07-01
  • Total pages : 274
  • ISBN : 0128160144
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Summary : In the 1960s and 1970s, rapidly growing environmental awareness and concern not only led to widespread calls for new policies, but also created unprecedented demand for ecological expertise. This led to novel challenges for advocacy groups such as the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, which had to navigate ...

Ecology Abstracts

Ecology Abstracts
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128160144
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Summary : Indexes journal articles in ecology and environmental science. Nearly 700 journals are indexed in full or in part, and the database indexes literature published from 1982 to the present. Coverage includes habitats, food chains, erosion, land reclamation, resource and ecosystems management, modeling, climate, water resources, soil, and pollution....

The Return of Nature

The Return of Nature
  • Author : John Bellamy Foster
  • Publisher : Monthly Review Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-01
  • Total pages : 672
  • ISBN : 0128160144
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Summary : Winner, 2020 Isaac and Tamara Deutscher Memorial Prize A fascinating reinterpretation of the radical and socialist origins of ecology Twenty years ago, John Bellamy Foster’s Marx’s Ecology: Materialism and Nature introduced a new understanding of Karl Marx’s revolutionary ecological materialism. More than simply a study of Marx, it ...

The History of Science in the United States

The History of Science in the United States
  • Author : Marc Rothenberg
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 615
  • ISBN : 0128160144
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Summary : This Encyclopedia examines all aspects of the history of science in the United States, with a special emphasis placed on the historiography of science in America. It can be used by students, general readers, scientists, or anyone interested in the facts relating to the development of science in the United ...

Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics of Angiosperm Trees

Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics of Angiosperm Trees
  • Author : Andrew Groover,Quentin Cronk
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-11-21
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 0128160144
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Summary : Marking the change in focus of tree genomics from single species to comparative approaches, this book covers biological, genomic, and evolutionary aspects of angiosperm trees that provide information and perspectives to support researchers broadening the focus of their research. The diversity of angiosperm trees in morphology, anatomy, physiology and biochemistry ...

This Is Biology

This Is Biology
  • Author : Ernst Mayr
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 1998-09-15
  • Total pages : 323
  • ISBN : 0128160144
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Summary : "(A) lively book . . . on how biologists study living things. . . . Its range is enormous. . . . This is an old-fashioned book, to be read slowly, more than once, and to be thought about afterward".--Ann Finkbeiner, "The New York Times Book Review". Chart....