Record number, Title, Evolution, an introduction. Author(s), Stearns, S.C.; Hoekstra, R.F.. Source, Oxford: Oxford University Press – ISBN. Patterns of evolution; 4. Evolution in the fossil record; 5. A history of life on earth; 6. The geography of evolution; 7. The evolution of biodiversity; 8. The origin of. Evolution an introduction stearns hoekstra pdf. Evolution: An Introduction stands alone amongst the major textbooks by focusing on key principles to offer a.

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Luckily, they do include an appendix on genetics if you need a refresher. Part One introduces the basic mechanisms of microevolution: Evolutionary Medicine and Human Evolution Add both to Cart Add both to List. Part Two considers how natural selection has designed organisms for reproductive success. Molecular Biology of the Cell Sixth Edition. I bought this book used from Amazon, and the book was in the condition I expected–minimal markings, no folded pages–and came quickly.

The second edition of Evolution introduces the basic mechanisms of microevolution, natural selection, and macroevolutionary processes such evolktion speciation and extinction. Previous publication dates March Oxford University Press- Evolution Biology – pages.


The uncluttered pages and numerous sub-headings are inviting Chapters describe natural selection and the essential difference between adaptive and neutral evolution with unmatched clarity and simplicity.

I used these in conjunction with an online course at Yale.

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Evolution, an introduction

Access it at http: Please try again later. The aim of the lecture is to provide an in-depth introduction to the main concepts in evolutionary biology and the most important evolutionary mechanisms.

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Lecture: Advanced-level Evolutionary Biology (Autumn Semester 2018)

It also examines key events in evolution throughout the geological record and discusses coevolution and evolutionary medicine. I’m reading this book in conjunction with the Yale Open Source class on Ecology; it’s the assigned textbook. Chapters 11 and 12 on speciation and systematics are, by comparison, pretty standard, but they continue the policy of clarity and concision with hoekstda focus on essentials.


The book is definitely for someone committed toward achieving a higher understanding of biological mechanisms. Part Three explores macroevolutionary processes such as speciation and extinction. Chapter 14 on the major transitions in evolution is also not found in any other introductory textbook. Part Two considers how natural selection has designed organisms for reproductive success.

This book is well worth the effort, and I never thought there could be so much to learn about evolution! Hoekstra No preview available – Hoekstrq 36 lectures on evolution which are available free through iTunes U as one of the Open Yale courses.

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