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Description - Population Genetics and Microevolutionary Theory by Alan R. Templeton

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.