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Principles and techniques of contemporary taxonomy / DLJ Quicke

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Date of publication: 1993 (1997 reprint). Book condition: very slight mark on the outer edge. Subject analysis: This volume in the "Tertiary Level Biology" series fills a gap in the taxonomic literature by providing a comprehensive survey of the arguments and techniques of systematics as they are applied today to all groups of organisms. It covers the principles of nomenclature and classification, the logic and practice of cladistics, and, in a series of chapters, considers the scope, application, benefits and drawbacks of a wide range of sources of phylogenetically informative character systems, from behaviour and morphology to DNA. There is an emphasis on modern aspects of the subject.;This book should be of interest to taxonomists, biochemists and evolutionary biologists at advanced undergraduate and immediate postgraduate levels.

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Author(s):
Quicke, DLJ
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15 x 21 cms.
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0751400203
ISBN-13:
9780751400205
Number of pages:
311
Publisher:
Springer

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Date of publication: 1993 (1997 reprint). Book condition: very slight mark on the outer edge. Subject analysis: This volume in the "Tertiary Level Biology" series fills a gap in the taxonomic literature by providing a comprehensive survey of the arguments and techniques of systematics as they are applied today to all groups of organisms. It covers the principles of nomenclature and classification, the logic and practice of cladistics, and, in a series of chapters, considers the scope, application, benefits and drawbacks of a wide range of sources of phylogenetically informative character systems, from behaviour and morphology to DNA. There is an emphasis on modern aspects of the subject.;This book should be of interest to taxonomists, biochemists and evolutionary biologists at advanced undergraduate and immediate postgraduate levels.

Author(s):
Quicke, DLJ
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15 x 21 cms.
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0751400203
ISBN-13:
9780751400205
Number of pages:
311
Publisher:
Springer

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