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Group selection

Williams, George C.

Group selection

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Published by Aldine·Atherton in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Group selection (Evolution),
  • Animal populations

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 203-206.

    Statementedited by George C. Williams.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH366.2 .W55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination210 p.
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4766620M
    ISBN 100202040097
    LC Control Number78116542


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