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By Randall T. Schuh

Biological Systematics: rules and Applications attracts both from examples in botany and zoology to supply a latest account of cladistic ideas and methods. it's a center systematics textbook with a spotlight on parsimony-based methods for college kids and biologists attracted to systematics and comparative biology.

during this new and punctiliously revised variation, Randall T. Schuh and Andrew V. Z. Brower hide a variety of issues: the historical past and philosophy of systematics and nomenclature; the mechanics and strategies of study and review of effects; the sensible purposes of effects and wider relevance inside of organic category, biogeography, edition and coevolution, biodiversity, and conservation; and new software program applications.

up-to-date to mirror the exponential progress within the use of DNA series info in systematics, the second one version of Biological Systematics beneficial properties new info concepts and a outstanding elevate within the variety of examples from molecular systematics that might be of curiosity to scholars more and more excited by molecular and genetic work.

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