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The advances made possible by the development of molecular techniques have in recent years revolutionized quantitative genetics and its relevance for population genetics. Population Genetics and Microevolutionary Theory takes a modern approach to population genetics, incorporating modern molecular biology, species-level evolutionary biology, and a thorough acknowledgment of quantitative genetics as the theoretical basis for population genetics. * Logically organized into three main sections on population structure and history, genotype-phenotype interactions, and selection/adaptation* Extensive use of real examples to illustrate concepts* Written in a clear and accessible manner and devoid of complex mathematical equations* Includes the author's introduction to background material as well as a conclusion for a handy overview of the field and its modern applications* Each chapter ends with a set of review questions and answers* Offers helpful general references and Internet links

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471409519
ISBN-10: 0471409510
Format: Hardback
(260mm x 178mm x 42mm)
Pages: 720
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Alan R. Templeton

ALAN R. TEMPLETON, PhD, is Charles Rebstock Professor of Biology at Washington University in St. Louis, with joint appointments in Genetics and Biomedical Engineering.