Microbial Ecology: An Evolutionary Approach


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Based on the thesis that insights into both evolution and ecology can be obtained through the study of microorganismsm, Microbial Ecology examines microbiology through the lens of evolutionary ecology. Measured from a microbial perspective, this text covers such topics as optimal foraging, genome, reduction, novel evolutionary mechanisms, bacterial speciation, and r and K selection. Numerous aspects of microbial existence are also discussed and include: species competition, predation, parasitism, mutualism, microbial ...

Microbial Ecology: An Evolutionary Approach 2006, Academic Press, Amsterdam, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9780123694911