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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald A Levin
ISBN: 0195127293 9780195127294
OCLC Number: 807805909
Description: 230 p. : gràf., map ; 24 cm
Contents: The premise and species concepts; speciation - the ecological transition; speciation - the genetic transition; the geographical scale of speciation; the geographical expansion of neospecies; differentiation and the breakdown of species unity; the decline and demise of species; the persistence and sorting of incipient species; species duration and the tempo of diversification.
Series Title: Oxford series in ecology and evolution.
Responsibility: Donald A. Levin.

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