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Unformatted text preview: Tree of Life image 2007 Tree of Life Web Project. he Tree of Life Uses of phylogenies Studying the tempo and mode of evolution How, when and at what rate do characters (morphological, ecological, genetic, etc.) change? Rates of diversification Coevolution Studying howand to what extentinteracting organisms from different clades evolve together Biogeography The study of the geographical distribution of organisms Community phylogenetics Understanding ecological communities from a tree-based perspective Conservation biology Using phylogenetic criteria to establish conservation priorities Tree of Life image 2007 Tree of Life Web Project. he Tree of Life udden Oak Death, Big Sur Phytophthora Armillaria Root disease in Yosemite Valley Tree of Life image 2007 Tree of Life Web Project. he Tree of Life 6 arwin and a Single Tree of Life George Richmond. Darwin Heirlooms Trust Darwin Origin of Species 1859 Set stage for tree thinking 7 rnst Haeckel 1866 www.mblwhoilibrary.org Plantae Protista Animalia 8 Monera Protista Plantae Fungi Animalia hittaker Five Kingdoms 1969 9...
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