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Baum, David A
Tree thinking : an introduction to phylogenetic biology / David A. Baum and Stacey D. Smith
Greenwood Village, Colo. : Roberts, c2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QH367.5 .B38 2013    DUE 09-08-14 OFF CAMPUS
Subject(s) Phylogeny
Evolution (Biology)
Physical Description xx, 476 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographic references (p. 425-438) and index
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents 1. Phylogenetic trees and their importance in modern biology -- 2. Tree thinking and its importance in the development of evolutionary thought -- 3. What a phylogenetic tree represents -- 4. Trait evolution -- 5. Relatedness and taxonomy -- 6. Gene trees and species trees -- 7. Phylogenetic inference with parsimony -- 8. Phylogenetic inference with distance, maximum likelihood and Bayesian methods -- 9. Statistical tests of phylogenetic hypotheses -- 10. Using trees to study character evolution -- 11. Using trees to study space, time, and evolutionary diversification
NOTE 521309
Alternate Author Smith, Stacey D

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