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By Richard Frankham,Jonathan D. Ballou,Katherine Ralls,Mark Eldridge,Michele R. Dudash,Charles B. Fenster,Robert C. Lacy,Paul Sunnucks

ISBN-10: 0198783396

ISBN-13: 9780198783398

ISBN-10: 019878340X

ISBN-13: 9780198783404

one of many maximum unmet demanding situations in conservation biology is the genetic administration of fragmented populations of threatened animal and plant species. greater than one million small, remoted, inhabitants fragments of threatened species are most likely soreness inbreeding melancholy and lack of evolutionary power, leading to increased extinction hazards. even though those results can usually be reversed via re-establishing gene circulate among inhabitants fragments, managers very
rarely do that. to the contrary, genetic equipment are used as a rule to rfile genetic differentiation between populations, with so much experiences concluding that genetically differentiated populations will be controlled individually, thereby setting apart them but extra and dooming many to eventual extinction!
Many small inhabitants fragments are going extinct mostly for genetic purposes. even though the speedily advancing box of molecular genetics is consistently offering new instruments to degree the level of inhabitants fragmentation and its genetic outcomes, sufficient assistance on find out how to use those info for potent conservation remains to be lacking.
This obtainable, authoritative textual content is geared toward senior undergraduate and graduate scholars attracted to conservation biology, conservation genetics, and flora and fauna administration. it's going to even be of specific relevance to conservation practitioners and usual source managers, in addition to a broader educational viewers of conservation biologists and evolutionary ecologists.

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