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Author Hoffmann, Ary A.

Title Extreme environmental change and evolution / Ary A. Hoffmann, Peter A. Parsons
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997


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 MELB  576.84 Hof/Eec  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 259 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Variation under extreme environments -- 3. Natural selection in extreme environments -- 4. Limits to adaptation -- 5. Evolutionary outcomes: comparative and optimality approaches -- 6. Extinction, diversification and evolutionary rates -- 7. Conservation and future environmental change
Analysis environment adaptation evolutionary genetics variation natural selection extinction diversification
Notes Bibliography: p237-254. _ Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-254) and indexes
Subject Adaptation (Biology)
Evolution (Biology)
Evolutionary genetics.
Extreme environments.
Author Parsons, P. A. (Peter Angas), 1933-
LC no. 96046901
ISBN 0521441072 (hardback)
0521446597 (paperback)