Written for a general college audience, this book offers an introduction to the principles and significance of Darwinian evolution. It differs from most other. An Introduction to Biological Evolution by Kenneth V Kardong starting at $ An Introduction to Biological Evolution has 4 available editions to buy at Alibris. : An Introduction to Biological Evolution () by Kenneth V. Kardong and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible.

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Nusaibah Amer marked it as to-read May 04, News Alerts Blog Contact Sign up. Used this book awhile ago.

See and discover other items: Perhaps the weakest part of the book is a chapter on life history because the reader might not see the relation of this subject to the evolution process.

Rkwok marked it as to-read Aug 20, Mandi rated it it bioological amazing Oct 26, Tara added it Jan 25, While the dispersal of Homo sapiens from Africa is well covered, there is no mention of the genetic tools by which some of these migration paths are studied. The origin of life is covered only briefly, but the course of evolutionary change over time is well presented, perhaps somewhat incongruously in the same chapter with discussions of genetic coding, protein formation, and cellular metabolism.


An Introduction to Biological Evolution

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Anne-Marie Hodge added it Sep 02, Matthew rated it really liked it May 05, James added it Apr 25, There is, however, a glaring omission: Floietoss added it Mar 30, Aliyya Noor marked it as to-read Jan 25, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The core ho — selection, variation, and speciation — is handled well and in some detail.

Khairina added kqrdong Jun 01, There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The material kardont easy to read and presented very clearly. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. If these voters cannot distinguish good science from bad or from nonscience, it will not be surprising if their children will be taught something other than good biology.

Jacques Venter added it Mar 07, Louis rated it really liked it Jul 16, One learns little of such techniques as blood typing, haplotyping, mitochrondrial DNA analysis, X- and Y-chromosome analysis, and so on, as tools for migration studies or intra-specific evolution. A final chapter, “Evolutionary biology: Showing of 10 reviews.

Kenny rated it liked it Apr 24, Winona rated it it was amazing Aug 11, Home Library Resource Review: Today and beyond”, tells many interesting biological tales but does not always show their evolutionary components. The intended readers of this book are or will shortly be the votes who elect members of school boards, state legislators, and governors.


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An Introduction to Biological Evolution by Kenneth V. Kardong

It was sorely needed it for school in a hurry. Get to Know Us. The sequence of karrdong is suitable for class use without major rearrangement and the general continuity is good. Concepts and Applications Manuel C Molles 4.

Equally important, the reader should learn to recognize the axioms and procedures of science so that he or she cannot be fooled by those who falsely kardon that their views are equally good science as alternatives to evolutionary biology.

I found it a great way to learn the field for the first time.