Assembling the Tree of Life

Assembling the Tree of Life

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This edited volume is provides an authoritative synthesis of knowledge about the history of life. All the major groups of organisms are treated, by the leading workers in their fields. With sections on: The Importance of Knowing the Tree of Life; The Origin and Radiation of Life on Earth; The Relationships of Green Plants; The Relationships of Fungi; and The Relationships of Animals. This book should prove indispensable for evolutionary biologists, taxonomists, ecologists interested in biodiversity, and as a baseline sourcebook for organismic biologists, botanists, and microbiologists. An essential reference in this fundamental area.show more

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  • Hardback | 591 pages
  • 218.44 x 279.4 x 33.02mm | 1,610.24g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous halftones and line illustrations
  • 0195172345
  • 9780195172348
  • 1,986,214

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Assembling the Tree of Life should also meet the editors' larger goal. It will help the systematic community aspire toward a common goal, identify priorities for future coordinated work, and mobilize our resources. Science, Vol 307, 4 February 2005.show more

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