By George W. Cox

ISBN-10: 1559630086

ISBN-13: 9781559630085

ISBN-10: 1559630094

ISBN-13: 9781559630092

In Alien Species and Evolution, biologist George W. Cox reports and synthesizes rising details at the evolutionary alterations that happen in vegetation, animals, and microbial organisms after they colonize new geographical parts, and at the evolutionary responses of the local species with which alien species interact.

The booklet is wide in scope, exploring details throughout a wide selection of taxonomic teams, trophic degrees, and geographic parts. It examines theoretical subject matters concerning fast evolutionary swap and helps the rising idea that species brought to new actual and biotic environments are fairly at risk of quick evolution. the writer attracts on examples from all elements of the realm and all significant environment kinds, and the diversity of examples used provides significant perception into the styles of evolution which are prone to outcome from the large creation of species to new geographic areas that's at present happening round the globe.

Alien Species and Evolution is the single state of the art assessment and synthesis to be had of this seriously very important subject, and is an important paintings for someone thinking about the hot technological know-how of invasion biology or the threats posed by way of invasive species.

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