Assembling the Tree of Life

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Joel Cracraft, Michael J. Donoghue
Oxford University Press, Jan 1, 2004 - Science - 576 pages
This edited volume is provides an authoritative synthesis of knowledge about the history of life. All the major groups of organisms are treated, by the leading workers in their fields. With sections on: The Importance of Knowing the Tree of Life; The Origin and Radiation of Life on Earth;The Relationships of Green Plants; The Relationships of Fungi; and The Relationships of Animals. This book should prove indispensable for evolutionary biologists, taxonomists, ecologists interested in biodiversity, and as a baseline sourcebook for organismic biologists, botanists, andmicrobiologists. An essential reference in this fundamental area.

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Joel Cracraft, Curator of Ornithology, American Museum of Natural History. Michael J. Donoghue, Curator, the Herbarium, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University.

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