By Karl J. Niklas
Tapping such wide-ranging subject matters as genetics, gene regulatory networks, phenotype mapping, and multicellularity, in addition to paleobotany, Karl J. Niklas’s Plant Evolution deals clean perception into those variations. Following up on his landmark e-book The Evolutionary Biology of Plants—in which he drew on state-of-the-art desktop simulations that used crops as types to light up key evolutionary theories—Niklas accommodates info from greater than a decade of latest examine within the flourishing box of molecular biology, conveying not just why the learn of evolution is so vital, but in addition why the learn of vegetation is vital to our realizing of evolutionary tactics. Niklas exhibits us that investigating the intricacies of plant improvement, the diversification of early vascular land vegetation, and bigger styles in plant evolution is not only a botanical pursuit: it will be important to our comprehension of the background of all existence in this eco-friendly planet.
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Plant Evolution: An Introduction to the History of Life by Karl J. Niklas