The Origin, Expansion and Demise of Plant Species

  title={The Origin, Expansion and Demise of Plant Species},
  author={Richard Abbott},
This is the ®rst book on plant speciation since the second edition of Verne Grant's (1981) classic text on the subject. Donald Levin, however, does not limit his treatment to processes of speciation, he also tackles range expansion, fragmentation and causes of extinction. All this in just 180 pages of text! The book begins with an assessment of species concepts applied to plants. The `species problem' continues to exercise the minds of plant evolutionary biologists as plants frequently engage… CONTINUE READING


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