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By George W. Cox

In Alien Species and Evolution, biologist George W. Cox experiences and synthesizes rising info at the evolutionary alterations that take place in vegetation, animals, and microbial organisms once they colonize new geographical components, and at the evolutionary responses of the local species with which alien species interact.

The e-book is extensive in scope, exploring info throughout a wide selection of taxonomic teams, trophic degrees, and geographic components. It examines theoretical subject matters concerning swift evolutionary swap and helps the rising idea that species brought to new actual and biotic environments are fairly at risk of speedy evolution. the writer attracts on examples from all components of the area and all significant environment kinds, and the range of examples used provides massive perception into the styles of evolution which are more likely to consequence from the large creation of species to new geographic areas that's at the moment taking place round the globe.

Alien Species and Evolution is the single cutting-edge evaluate and synthesis to be had of this severely vital subject, and is an important paintings for someone keen on the hot technological know-how of invasion biology or the threats posed via invasive species.

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