Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations

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One of the greatest unmet challenges in conservation biology is the genetic management of fragmented populations of threatened animal and plant species. More than a million small, isolated, population fragments of threatened species are likely suffering inbreeding depression and loss of evolutionary potential, resulting in elevated extinction risks. Although these effects can often be reversed by re-establishing gene flow between population fragments, managers very rarely do this. On the contrary, genetic methods are used ...

Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations 2017, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198783404

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Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations 2017, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198783398

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