Evolution and Ecology of the Organism / Edition 1

Evolution and Ecology of the Organism / Edition 1

by Michael R. Rose, Laurence D. Mueller
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130104045
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/09/2005
Pages:
693
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter begins with an Introduction and concludes with Chapter Summary, Further Readings, Key Terms, and Review Questions.)

 

I.  AN INTRODUCTION TO DARWINIAN BIOLOGY

1.  Darwin, Ecology, and Evolution

2.  Evolutionary Trees in the Ecological Garden

II:  MACHINERY OF EVOLUTION

3.  The Genetic Engine

4.  Natural Selection

5.  Molecular Evolution

6. Speciation and Extinction

 

III.  THE DARWINIAN ORGANISM

 

7.  Life History of the Organism

8.  Physical Ecology of the Organism

9.  How Organisms Work

10. Balancing Birth and Death

 

11.  Dispersal 

IV.  ECOLOGY OF INTERACTING SPECIES 

12.  Competition 

13. Predation

14. Parasitism and Mutualism

15. Communities and Ecosystems

16. The Biosphere and the Physical Environment

17.  Conservation 

V.  DARWINIAN BIOLOGY IN EVERYDAY LIFE

18. Evolution and Ecology of Sex

19. Mating Strategies

20.  Social Evolution

21. Human Evolution And Human Behavior

 

22. Darwinian MedicineSTATISTICAL APPENDICES:

Appendix A: Random variables and the rules of probability

Appendix B. Statistical distributions and correlation

Appendix C: Linear regression and the analysis of variance.

 

GLOSSARY

 

INDICES:

Subject

Name

Organism

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