Genetics, Diversity, and the Biosphere

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About this ebook

Genetics, Diversity, and the Biosphere is a comprehensive text, at the college introductory level, written in an easy-to-read, conversational format. Within each section, key words are introduced, emboldened, discussed, and then reviewed prior to moving on to the next subject. The key concepts are also illustrated. In addition, one hundred seventy multiple choice questions are provided. This book is also a companion text to the audiobook.

The topics covered in this book include

1.    Genetics

a.    DNA Structure

b.    Mitosis

c.     Meiosis

d.    Mendelian Genetics

e.    Population Genetics

f.     Recombinant DNA Technology

2.    Evolution

a.    Darwin

b.    Natural Selection

c.     Fitness and Adaptation

d.    Modes of Speciation

e.    Punctuated Equilibrium

3.    Diversity

a.    Kingdoms and Phyla

b.    Levels of Classification

c.     Cladistics

d.    Human Ancestry

4.    Ecology

a.    Communities

b.    Population Regulation

c.     Global Climates

d.    Net Primary Productivity

e.    Ecosystems

Genetics, Diversity, and the Biosphere is an ideal review for students studying for the:

·      MCAT

·      DAT

·      GRE in Biology

·      AP Biology Exam

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