Alien Species and Evolution: The Evolutionary Ecology of by George W. Cox

By George W. Cox

In Alien Species and Evolution, biologist George W. Cox studies and synthesizes rising details at the evolutionary alterations that take place in crops, animals, and microbial organisms once they colonize new geographical components, and at the evolutionary responses of the local species with which alien species interact.

The ebook is extensive in scope, exploring details throughout a large choice of taxonomic teams, trophic degrees, and geographic components. It examines theoretical themes with regards to speedy evolutionary switch and helps the rising idea that species brought to new actual and biotic environments are rather vulnerable to speedy evolution. the writer attracts on examples from all components of the realm and all significant surroundings forms, and the diversity of examples used offers enormous perception into the styles of evolution which are more likely to outcome from the big advent of species to new geographic areas that's at present taking place round the globe.

Alien Species and Evolution is the one state of the art assessment and synthesis on hand of this significantly very important subject, and is a necessary paintings for an individual occupied with the recent technology of invasion biology or the threats posed by means of invasive species.

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