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The comparative method in evolutionary biology

Author: Paul H Harvey; Mark D Pagel
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Series: Oxford series in ecology and evolution.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of the "Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution", this book explains how and when to use the comparative method and shows how this approach complements other approaches to problem-solving in  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harvey, Paul H., 1947-
Comparative method in evolutionary biology.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
(OCoLC)624324838
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul H Harvey; Mark D Pagel
ISBN: 0198546416 9780198546412 0198546408 9780198546405
OCLC Number: 22661659
Description: viii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The comparative method for studying adaptation --
Why worry about phylogeny? --
Reconstructing phylogenetic trees and ancestral character states --
Comparative analysis of discrete data --
Comparative analysis of continuous variables --
Determining the forms of comparative relationships.
Series Title: Oxford series in ecology and evolution.
Responsibility: Paul H. Harvey, Mark D. Pagel.
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'A book to be recommended for everyone interested in evolutionary biology.'V.P. Chopra, Anthropologischer Anzeiger, Jahrg. 51, Heft 4 'Was Darwin right? The authors of this earnest and useful book Read more...

 
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