By Tim Littlewood
Parasitology keeps to learn from taking an evolutionary method of its examine. Tree building, character-mapping, tree-based evolutionary interpretation, and different advancements in molecular and morphological phylogenetics have had a profound impression and feature shed new mild at the very nature of host-parasite kinfolk and their coevolution. lifestyles cycle complexity, parasite ecology and the origins and evolution of parasitism itself are all underpinned by way of an realizing of phylogeny.
The Evolution of Parasitism - A Phylogenetic Perspective goals to collect a number of articles that exemplifies the phylogenetic method as utilized to numerous disciplines inside parasitology and as utilized by way of parasitologists. Unified via phylogenies, this e-book tackles a large choice of parasite-specific organic difficulties throughout a various variety of taxa.
- Includes very important contributions from top minds within the box similar to Serge Morand, Francisco Ayala and Mark Blaxter, between others
- Second within the ISI Parasitology record in 2002 with an impression issue of 4.818
- Series encompasses over 35 years of parasitology coverage
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The Evolution of Parasitism - A Phylogenetic Perspective: 54 (Advances in Parasitology) by Tim Littlewood