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Evolution in Age-Structured Populations

Evolution in Age-Structured Populations

2nd Edition

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Part of Cambridge Studies in Mathematical Biology

  • Date Published: July 1994
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521459679

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  • In this new edition, Brian Charlesworth provides a comprehensive review of the basic mathematical theory of the demography and genetics of age-structured populations. The author aims to avoid complicated mathematics, but gives full derivations of major theoretical results for the edification of the reader.

    • First edition was first book to cover this field - this edition brings ideas up to date, 1st edition received good press
    • Avoidance of complicated mathematics, but full derivations of major theoretical results given
    • Review of importance for broad spectrum of researchers in ecology, genetics, evolution, demography and gerontology
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    "... an important book which can be recommended to anyone with an interest in population genetics and evolutionary biology." Nature

    "...classic....will stimulate future study." Choice

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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: July 1994
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521459679
    • length: 324 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.48kg
    • contains: 9 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface to first edition
    Preface to second edition
    1. Models of age-structured populations
    2. The genetics of populations without selection
    3. Selection: construction of a model and the properties of equilibrium populations
    4. Selection: dynamic aspects
    5. The evolution of life-histories
    Author index
    Subject index.

  • Author

    Brian Charlesworth, University of Chicago

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