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The origin, expansion, and demise of plant species

Author: Donald A Levin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Oxford series in ecology and evolution.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a thoughtful and original reassessment of our understanding of plant speciation and extinction, by one of the leading workers on plant evolution. It is suitable for use in seminars  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald A Levin
ISBN: 0195127285 9780195127287 0195127293 9780195127294
OCLC Number: 41482351
Description: 230 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The Premise and Species Concepts --
2. Speciation: The Ecological Transition --
3. Speciation: The Genetic Transition --
4. The Geographical Scale of Speciation --
5. The Geographical Expansion of Neospecies --
6. Differentiation and the Breakdown of Species Unity --
7. The Decline and Demise of Species --
8. The Persistence and Sorting of Incipient Species --
9. Species Duration and the Tempo of Diversification.
Series Title: Oxford series in ecology and evolution.
Responsibility: Donald A. Levin.
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