4 edition of Genetics of populations found in the catalog.
Genetics of populations
Philip W. Hedrick
Includes bibliographical references (p. -720) and index.
|Statement||Philip W. Hedrick.|
|LC Classifications||QH455 .H43 2005, QH455 .H43 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 737 p. :|
|Number of Pages||737|
|LC Control Number||2004056666|
Population genetics is an extremely useful tool for studies of microevolution, population dynamics, and conservation genetics. When accessing the genetic constitution of a population, several parameters can be conserved such as phenotypic frequencies, genotype frequencies, allelic frequencies, gene flow, heritability, genetic correlation, genetic diversity, heterozygosity, and Author: Rafael Trindade Maia, Magnólia de Araújo Campos. Contributors; Genetics is the scientific study of heredity and the variation of inherited characteristics. It includes the study of genes, themselves, how they function, interact, and produce the visible and measurable characteristics we see in individuals and populations of species as they change from one generation to the next, over time, and in different environments.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hedrick, Philip W., Genetics of populations. Boston: Jones and Bartlett, © (OCoLC) Loss of biodiversity is among the greatest problems facing the world today. Conservation and the Genetics of Populations gives a comprehensive overview of the essential background, concepts, and tools needed to understand how genetic information can be used to conserve species threatened with extinction, and to manage species of ecological or commercial importance.
GENETICS AND THE CONSERVATION OF WILD POPULATIONS. C. Moritz Moritz and Sherwin are co-authoring a book on the use of genetic methods for assessing biodiversity at all levels. The book is aimed at population/evolutionary geneticists with interests in biodiversity. Conservation Genetics contributes to this goal through two, non-exclusive. Conservation and the Genetics of Populations gives a comprehensive overview of the essential background, concepts, and tools needed to understand how genetic information can be used to conserve species threatened with extinction, and to manage species of ecological or commercial importance. New molecular techniques, statistical methods, and Price Range: £ - £
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The Fourth Edition of Genetics of Populations is the most current, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to the field for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, and researchers in genetics, evolution, conservation, and related fields.
In the past several years, interest in the application of population genetics principles to new Cited by: The Fourth Edition of Genetics of Populations is the most current, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to the field for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, and researchers in genetics, evolution, conservation, and related fields.
In the past several years, interest in the application of population genetics principles to new molecular data has. Publisher Summary. Landscape ecology is the study of the effect of spatial pattern on an ecological process.
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There is also Genetics of Populations (Hedrick). I would tend to think that this last book presents lots of empirical population genetics data and doesn't take as much focus as the others in theoretical concepts (but I might be wrong). Gillespie's book Population Genetics: A Concise Guide is a classic.
It is short, very easy to follow and. Genetics of Populations (2nd edn) This book is a new edition, which has been revised to incorporate some of the recent ideas emerging Cited by: "This text integrates coverage of theoretical issues with a clear presentation of experimental population genetics and empirical data.
By drawing examples from both recent and classic studies, and by using a variety of organisms to illustrate the phenomena of population genetics, Genetics of Populations, Third Edition, provides students and researchers with the most 5/5(1).
Genetics of Populations book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Hedrick (Arizona State University) introduces the field of p /5.
Written by a leading expert in the field, Genetics of Populations, Third Edition, is the most current and comprehensive introduction to genetics for both Advanced Undergraduate and Graduate students. In the past several years, interest in the application of population genetic principles to new molecular data has greatly increased.
Abstract. Population genetics is the science of genetic variation within populations of organisms. Population genetics focuses on the origin, amount, frequency, distribution in space and time, and phenotypic significance of that genetic variation, and with the microevolutionary forces that influence the fate of genetic variation in reproducing populations.
"The study of population genetics is one of the keys to understanding the evolutionary process. Written by a leading expert in the field, Genetics of Populations, Third Edition, is the most current and comprehensive introduction to the field for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, and researchers in genetics, evolution, conservation, and related fields.
Population genetics by Knud Christensen. This note covers the following topics: quantitative versus qualitative genetics, Hardy-Weinberg law for gene frequency stability in large populations, Relationship and inbreeding, Estimation of breeding values, Inbreeding, crossing and bred structure, Chromosomes and chromosome aberrations, Genetics on hair and coat colour in.
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Population genetics is a subfield of genetics that deals with genetic differences within and between populations, and is a part of evolutionary s in this branch of biology examine such phenomena as adaptation, speciation, and population structure.
Population genetics was a vital ingredient in the emergence of the modern evolutionary synthesis. Genetics of Populations: Edition 4 - Ebook written by Philip W. Hedrick.
Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Genetics of Populations: Edition 4. model species: molecular variation in populations was ﬁrst described in Drosophila and most of the population genetics hypotheses were tested in Drosophila species.
In this review, we describe the main concepts, methods, and landmarks of molecular population genetics, using the Drosophila model as a by: Population genetics is also important in ecology and evolution, since changes in allele frequencies may be associated with migration or natural selection.
5.E: Pedigrees and Populations (Exercises) These are homework exercises to accompany Nickle and Barrette-Ng's "Online Open Genetics" TextMap.
5.S: Pedigrees and Populations (Summary). This concise introduction offers students and researchers an overview of the discipline that connects genetics and evolution. Addressing the theories behind population genetics and relevant empirical evidence, John Gillespie discusses genetic drift, natural selection, nonrandom mating, quantitative genetics, and the evolutionary advantage of sex.
less well each of a greater number of topics. If this book is mastered, then the rest of population genetics should be approachable. Population genetics is concerned with the genetic basis of evolution.
It differs from much of biology in that its important insights are theoretical rather than observational or Size: 8MB. In the November issue of GENETICS, the Genetics Society of America launched its YeastBook series, a comprehensive compendium of reviews that presents the current state of knowledge of the molecular biology, cellular biology, and genetics of the yeast Saccharomyces represented in YeastBook span the breadth of Saccharomyces biology.
Making the theory of population genetics relevant to readers, this book explains the related mathematics with a logical presents the quantitative aspects of population genetics, and employs examples of human genetics, medical evolution, human evolution, and endangered an introduction to, and understanding of.5 Analyzing the genetic structure of populations 39 6 Analyzing the genetic structure of populations: a Bayesian approach 53 7 Analyzing the genetic structure of populations: individual assignment 61 8 Two-locus population genetics 67 II The genetics of natural selection 75 9 The Genetics of Natural Selection 77 10 Estimating viability 89File Size: 6MB.Population genetics is the study of genetic variation within populations, and involves the examination and modelling of changes in the frequencies of genes and alleles in populations over space and time.
Many of the genes found within a population will be polymorphic - that is, they will occur in a number of different forms (or alleles).