Journals Higher Education

$125.00

Hardcover

10 September 2014

352 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199640386


Bookseller Code (06)

Migration

The Biology of Life on the Move

Second Edition

Hugh Dingle

  • Provides a broad overview of the physiology, ecology, and evolution of migration
  • Discusses and analyses migration across a full taxonomic range of organisms from primitive plants to classic migrants such as butterflies, whales, and birds
  • Describes laboratory, field, and modeling (theoretical) methods
  • Analyses the genetics and evolution of migration and the "fit" to life histories, assessing various aspects of migration syndromes
  • Links theory to applied issues such as disease transmission and the management and conservation of migratory species
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