From the Back Cover
The lastest edition of this classic text continues to provide the basis for understanding the genetic principles behind quantitative differences in phenotypes and how they apply to animal and plant improvement and evolution. It extends these concepts to the segregation of genes that cause genetic variation in quantitative traits. Key techniques and methods are also covered.
About the Author
Ian Falconer is the author and illustrator of all the titles in the bestselling Olivia series: "Olivia", "Olivia Saves the Circus", "Olivia...and the Missing Toy", "Olivia Forms a Band, Olivia Helps with Christmas, "and "Olivia Goes to Venice". His illustrations have also graced many covers of the New Yorker. In addition, he has designed sets and costumes for the New York City Ballet, the San Francisco Opera, and the Royal Opera House (Covent Garden), among others. Mr. Falconer lives in New York City.