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 stories and synthesizes rising details at the evolutionary alterations that take place in vegetation, animals, and microbial organisms after they colonize new geographical components, and at the evolutionary responses of the local species with which alien species interact.

The e-book is extensive in scope, exploring details throughout a large choice of taxonomic teams, trophic degrees, and geographic parts. It examines theoretical subject matters regarding swift evolutionary swap and helps the rising idea that species brought to new actual and biotic environments are quite susceptible to fast evolution. the writer attracts on examples from all components of the realm and all significant environment kinds, and the range of examples used supplies enormous perception into the styles of evolution which are prone to end result from the large creation of species to new geographic areas that's presently happening round the globe.

Alien Species and Evolution is the single state of the art overview and synthesis to be had of this severely vital subject, and is a vital paintings for an individual taken with the hot technological know-how of invasion biology or the threats posed by way of invasive species.

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