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Biological Systematics

Principles and Applications

By Randall T. Schuh, Andrew V. Z. Brower

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Format: Hardcover, 311 pages, 2nd Edition
Other Information: 65, graphs
Published In: United States, 30 July 2009
Biological Systematics: Principles and Applications draws equally from examples in botany and zoology to provide a modern account of cladistic principles and techniques. It is a core systematics textbook with a focus on parsimony-based approaches for students and biologists interested in systematics and comparative biology. In this new and thoroughly revised edition, Randall T. Schuh and Andrew V. Z. Brower cover a wide range of topics: the history and philosophy of systematics and nomenclature; the mechanics and methods of analysis and evaluation of results; the practical applications of results and wider relevance within biological classification, biogeography, adaptation and coevolution, biodiversity, and conservation; and new software applications. Updated to reflect the exponential growth in the use of DNA sequence data in systematics, the second edition of Biological Systematics features new data techniques and a notable increase in the number of examples from molecular systematics that will be of interest to students increasingly involved in molecular and genetic work.

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"This is an excellent book. Written by a practicing systematist with a keen interest in the theoretical development of systematics, it has a blend of theory and empiricism that results in a very authoritative treatment... In total, I thoroughly recommend this book... It demands to be read as much for its readability as its content."-Peter Forey, Paleontological Association Newsletter (reviewing the first edition) "This lovely book is a godsend to those of us who teach systematics... I believe that Biological Systematics is the best textbook currently available for courses focusing on the theory and practice of cladistics."-Timothy M.Crowe, Cladistics (reviewing the first edition)

EAN: 9780801447990
ISBN: 0801447992
Publisher: Comstock Publishing Associates
Dimensions: 23.62 x 15.49 x 2.54 centimetres (0.73 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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