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Conservation Biology by Scott P. Carroll
Book DescriptionThe main goal of this book is to encourage and formalize the infusion of evolutionary thinking into mainstream conservation biology. It reviews the evolutionary foundations of conservation issues, and unifies conceptual and empirical advances in evolutionary conservation biology. The book can be used either as a primary textbook or as a supplementary reading in an advanced undergraduate or graduate level course - likely to be called Conservation Biology or in some cases Evolutionary Ecology. The focus of chapters is on current concepts in evolution as they pertain to conservation, and the empirical study of these concepts. The balanced treatment avoids exhaustive reviews and overlapping duplication among the chapters. Little background in genetics is assumed of the reader.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195306798
(260mm x 184mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Scott P. Carroll
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This edited volume will provide a treatment of evolutionary conservation biology that introduces and explains major concepts and also unifies recent theoretical and empirical advances.
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Author Biography - Scott P. Carroll
Scott P. Carroll is an evolutionary biologist in the department of entomology at UC Davis. Charles W. Fox is a professor in the department of entomology at the University of Kentucky, Lexington. He is executive editor of the journal Functional Ecology.
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