Author:Odling-Smee, F.John, Laland, K.N & Feldman, M.W

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Niche Construction: The Neglected Process in Evolution (MPB-37) (Monographs in Population Biology)

By: Odling-Smee, F.John, Laland, K.N & Feldman, M.W

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Princeton & Oxford, Princeton University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014807

ISBN: 0691044376

Condition: As New


Octavo, pp xiv, 472, with diagrams within the text, paperback, upper cover very slightly marked, otherwise as new. [The seemingly innocent observation that the activities of organisms bring about changes in environments is so obvious that it seems an unlikely focus for a new line of thinking about evolution. Yet niche construction--as this process of organism-driven environmental modification is known--has hidden complexities. By transforming biotic and abiotic sources of natural selection in external environments, niche construction generates feedback in evolution on a scale hitherto underest... View more info