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The Resource A primer of population biology, [by] Edward O. Wilson and William H. Bossert

A primer of population biology, [by] Edward O. Wilson and William H. Bossert

Label
A primer of population biology
Title
A primer of population biology
Statement of responsibility
[by] Edward O. Wilson and William H. Bossert
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilson, Edward O
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bossert, William H.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Population biology
  • Ecology
  • Ecology
  • Genetics, Population
Label
A primer of population biology, [by] Edward O. Wilson and William H. Bossert
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. How to learn population biology -- The necessity of a quantitative approach -- How much genetics and mathematics are needed? -- How to construct a mathematical model -- 2. Population genetics -- Definition of evolution -- Characteristics of mutations -- The magnitude of mutations -- Stability of gene frequencies -- The significance of sexual reproduction -- The agents of evolution -- Mutation pressure -- Meiotic drive -- Gene flow -- Natural selection: general principles -- Directional selection: quantitative theory -- Joint effects of mutation and selection
  • Joint effects of gene flow and selection -- Balanced polymorphism -- Genetic load -- Evolution in a heterogeneous environment -- Heritability and polygenic inheritance -- The fundamental theorem of natural selection -- Genetic drift -- The substitution of neutral genes -- 3. Ecology -- The population basis of ecology -- Elementary population growth -- r and K selection -- Demography -- Predation -- Food webs and population stability -- The measurement of diversity -- Energy flow and population turnover -- Competition -- 4. Biogeography: species equilibrium theory -- The area-species curve -- The equilibrium model -- Area and distance effects
Control code
163381
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780978939267
Lccn
  • 73155365
  • lum86026492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)501538
Label
A primer of population biology, [by] Edward O. Wilson and William H. Bossert
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. How to learn population biology -- The necessity of a quantitative approach -- How much genetics and mathematics are needed? -- How to construct a mathematical model -- 2. Population genetics -- Definition of evolution -- Characteristics of mutations -- The magnitude of mutations -- Stability of gene frequencies -- The significance of sexual reproduction -- The agents of evolution -- Mutation pressure -- Meiotic drive -- Gene flow -- Natural selection: general principles -- Directional selection: quantitative theory -- Joint effects of mutation and selection
  • Joint effects of gene flow and selection -- Balanced polymorphism -- Genetic load -- Evolution in a heterogeneous environment -- Heritability and polygenic inheritance -- The fundamental theorem of natural selection -- Genetic drift -- The substitution of neutral genes -- 3. Ecology -- The population basis of ecology -- Elementary population growth -- r and K selection -- Demography -- Predation -- Food webs and population stability -- The measurement of diversity -- Energy flow and population turnover -- Competition -- 4. Biogeography: species equilibrium theory -- The area-species curve -- The equilibrium model -- Area and distance effects
Control code
163381
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780978939267
Lccn
  • 73155365
  • lum86026492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)501538

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