By Bernhard A. Huber
This ebook highlights African biodiversity in any respect degrees starting from molecules to ecosystems. significant themes are biogeography, speciation approaches, phylogenetic styles and systematics, variety decline and conservation, and utilized biodiversity informatics. The forty two contributions are totally on bugs and vertebrates, yet contain botanical papers in addition to extra normal chapters on biodiversity informatics.
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African Biodiversity: Molecules, Organisms, Ecosystems by Bernhard A. Huber