TITLE

The process whereby species originate

AUTHOR(S)
Carson, Hampton L.
PUB. DATE
November 1987
SOURCE
BioScience;Nov87, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p715
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses current evolution theory which combines the views of little-known 19th century biologist John Thomas Gulick with those of Charles Darwin. Consideration of Darwin's voyage to the Galapagos Islands and his theory of natural selection; Gulick's work in Hawaii and his theory concerning geographical isolation of species.
ACCESSION #
8700014040

 

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