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Predator Ecology: Evolutionary Ecology of the Functional Response

£34.99

John P. DeLong

9780192895516
Paperback
September 2021

Predator-prey interactions are ubiquitous, govern the flow of energy up trophic levels, and strongly influence the structure of ecological systems. They are typically quantified using the functional response - the relationship between a predator's foraging rate and the availability of food.

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A Primer of Life Histories: Ecology, Evolution, and Application

£32.50

Jeffrey A. Hutchings

9780198839880
Paperback
September 2021

This accessible primer encompasses the basic concepts, theories, and applied elements of life history evolution.

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Population Genetics with R: An Introduction for Life Scientists

£34.99

Áki Jarl Láruson, Floyd Allan Reed

9780198829546
Paperback
February 2021

This book focuses on applying the hugely popular R software specifically to the field, offering an accessible, step-by-step guide to tackling the challenges of achieving effective data interpretation and summary.

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A Primer of Population Genetics and Genomics

Fourth Edition

£34.99

Daniel L. Hartl

9780198862307
Paperback
June 2020

This accessible primer has been completely revised and updated to provide a concise but comprehensive introduction to the basic concepts of population genetics and genomics.

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A Primer of Molecular Population Genetics

£41.99

Asher D. Cutter

9780198838951
Paperback
June 2019

Provides a concise, accessible introduction to the principle ideas, methods, and caveats for understanding evolution at the molecular level.

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Evolutionary Genetics: Concepts, Analysis, and Practice

£41.99

Glenn-Peter Sætre, Mark Ravinet

9780198830924
Paperback
May 2019

This book covers all the major components of modern evolutionary genetics including population genetics, molecular evolution, speciation, organismal evolution, and phylogenetics.

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Origins of Biodiversity: An Introduction to Macroevolution and Macroecology

£32.99

Lindell Bromham, Marcel Cardillo

9780199608713
Paperback
May 2019

The only introduction to macroevolution and macroecology to adopt an innovative enquiry-led, case study-based framework to encourage active learning and critical thinking.

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Making Eden: How Plants Transformed a Barren Planet

£20.00

David Beerling

9780198798309
Hardback
March 2019

Plants are absolutely fundamental to the functioning of life on earth. But how did the earliest plants first emerge from water and conquer the continents? Using the latest research, David Beerling tells their evolutionary story. And, as we face catastrophic loss of biodiversity, he highlights the profound effect they have on ecosystems and climate.

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The Smart Neanderthal: Bird catching, Cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution

£20.00

Clive Finlayson

9780198797524
Hardback
February 2019

Evidence that Neanderthals caught birds and used their feathers for decoration, along with recent discoveries of Neanderthal cave art, are challenging our preconceptions of the cognitive gap between Neanderthals and modern humans. Clive Finlayson draws on new evidence to overturn the old image of the Neanderthal, and our relationship with them.

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Evolution

Fourth Edition

£49.99

Douglas J. Futuyma, Mark Kirkpatrick

9781605357409
Paperback
October 2017

The classic evolutionary text updated to reflect the fast-moving field of bioinformatics.

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Processes in Human Evolution: The journey from early hominins to Neanderthals and modern humans

£48.99

Francisco J. Ayala, Camilo J. Cela-Conde

9780198739913
Paperback
March 2017

A comprehensive overview of the latest research in hominid evolution, synthesising data and approaches from fields as diverse as physical anthropology, evolutionary biology, molecular biology, genetics, archaeology, psychology and philosophy.

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Principles of Evolutionary Medicine

Second Edition

£45.99

Peter Gluckman, Alan Beedle, Tatjana Buklijas, Felicia Low, Mark Hanson

9780199663934
Paperback
March 2016

A new updated edition of the first integrated and comprehensive textbook to explain the principles of evolutionary biology from a medical perspective and to focus on how medicine and public health might utilise evolutionary biology.

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An Introduction to Molecular Evolution and Phylogenetics

Second Edition

£47.99

Lindell Bromham

9780198736363
Paperback
January 2016

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF BIOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE TEXTBOOK PRIZE 2016 - The most approachable introduction to the field of molecular evolution, blending straightforward explanations with cutting-edge case studies.

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The Origin of Higher Taxa: Palaeobiological, developmental, and ecological perspectives

£43.99

T.S. Kemp

9780199691890
Paperback
November 2015

This book discusses whether the origin of radically new kinds of organisms - new higher taxa - are the result of normal Darwinian evolution proceeding, or whether unusual genetic processes and/or special environmental circumstances are necessary.

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The Evolution of Plants

Second Edition

£47.99

Kathy Willis, Jennifer McElwain

9780199292233
Paperback
December 2013

Blends evidence from the fossil record and data from biomolecular studies to tell the story of plant evolution from the earliest forms of life to the present day. Its straightforward explanations and clear illustrations provide the most accessible introduction to plant evolution available.

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Communication Skills for the Biosciences: A graduate guide

£39.99

Aysha Divan

9780199226351
Paperback
March 2009

Effective scientific communication is a skill highly-prized by potential employers, and is central to success during postgraduate study. Communication Skills for the Biosciences is a straightforward, practical guide to the skills you should master to get the most out of your study and research, to pave the way to a successful career.

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