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Contributions to the theory of natural selection

Alfred Russel Wallace

Contributions to the theory of natural selection

a series of essays

by Alfred Russel Wallace

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York, Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution (Biology),
  • Natural selection

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlfred Russell Wallace
    SeriesCambridge library collection, Cambridge library collection
    ContributionsDarwin, Charles, 1809-1882, Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH375 .W3 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 384 p. ;
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25541231M
    ISBN 101108001548
    ISBN 109781108001540
    OCLC/WorldCa827346560

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    Alfred Russel Wallace was a key contributor to the theory of evolution and the theory of natural selection. His paper detailing the natural selection mechanism was published together with writings by Charles Darwin in , setting the basis for our understanding of how species evolve over time. The theory of evolution by natural selection, first formulated in Darwin's book "On the Origin of Species" in , is the process by which organisms change over time as a result of changes in heritable physical or behavioral traits.4/5(2).


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Natural selection, process in which an organism adapts to its environment through selectively reproducing changes in its genotype. It reduces the disorganizing effects of migration, mutation, and genetic drift by multiplying the incidence of helpful mutations, since harmful mutation carriers leave few or no offspring.

WALLACE ON NATURAL SELECTION Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection. A Series of Essays. By Alfred Russel Wallace. (London: Macmillan and Co., ) In the discussions of the French Academy, to which we referred in a recent number, M.

Elie de Beaumont ventured to describe Mr. Darwin's theory as La Science Mousseuse.Title. Contributions to the theory of natural selection: a series of essays. By. Wallace, Alfred Russel, Type. Book MaterialBook Edition: 2d Ed., With Corrections And Additions.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wallace, Alfred Russel, Contributions to the theory of natural selection.

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