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Author Baum, David A
Title Tree thinking : an introduction to phylogenetic biology / David A. Baum and Stacey D. Smith
Imprint Greenwood Village, Colo. : Roberts, 2012
book jacket
 Life Sci. LIB  QH367.5 B347t 2012    AVAILABLE    30150100402616
Descript xx, 476 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-438) and index
Introduction. Phylogenetic trees and their importance in modern biology -- Interpreting trees. Tree thinking and its importance in the development of evolutionary thought ; What a phylogenetic tree represents ; Trait evolution ; Relatedness and taxonomy ; Gene trees and species trees -- Inferring trees. Phylogenetic inference with parsimony ; Phylogenetic inference with distance, maximum likelihood and Bayesian methods ; Statistical tests of phylogenetic hypotheses ; Using trees to study character evolution ; Using trees to study space, time, and evolutionary diversification
Subject Phylogeny
Alt Author Smith, Stacey D
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