Evolution and Adaptation by Thomas Hunt Morgan

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Author Morgan, Thomas Hunt, 1866-1945
Title Evolution and Adaptation
Contents The problem of adaptation -- The theory of evolution -- Darwin's theories of artificial and of natural selection -- Darwin's theory of sexual selection -- The inheritance of acquired characters -- Continuous and discontinuous variation and heredity -- Evolution as the result of external and internal factors -- The origin of the different kinds of adaptations -- Tropisms and instincts as adaptations -- Sex as an adaptation -- Summary and general conclusions.
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Language English
LoC Class QH: Science: Natural history
Subject Evolution (Biology)
Subject Adaptation (Biology)
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EBook-No. 63540
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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