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The Analysis of Polyploid Genetic Data

Patrick G Meirmans, Shenglin Liu and Peter H van Tienderen.

Edited by Fred Allendorf.

in Journal of Heredity

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Population Genetics. 11985 words.

Abstract

Though polyploidy is an important aspect of the evolutionary genetics of both plants and animals, the development of population genetic theory of...

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Assessing the Ability of Chloroplast and Nuclear DNA Gene Markers to Verify the Geographic Origin of Jatoba (Hymenaea courbaril L.) Timber

Camila L Chaves, Bernd Degen, Birte Pakull, Malte Mader, Euridice Honorio, Paulo Ruas, Niklas Tysklind and Alexandre M Sebbenn.

in Journal of Heredity

June 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Population Genetics; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 7290 words.

Abstract

Deforestation—reinforced by illegal logging—is a serious problem in many tropical regions and causes pervasive environmental and economic damage....

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Conservation Genetics of Two Highly Endangered and Poorly Known Species of Zamia (Zamiaceae: Cycadales) in Colombia

Arturo Aristizábal, Dino J Tuberquia and María José Sanín.

in Journal of Heredity

May 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Population Genetics; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 6307 words.

Abstract

Genetic diversity is key in providing the variation needed to face stochastic change. Increased habitat loss alters population size and dynamics...

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Continent-Wide Climatic Variation Drives Local Adaptation in North American White Clover

Sara J Wright, Daniel Cui Zhou, Amy Kuhle and Kenneth M Olsen.

in Journal of Heredity

December 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Population Genetics. 9902 words.

Abstract

Climate-associated clines in adaptive polymorphisms are commonly cited as evidence of local adaptation within species. However, the contribution of...

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Contrasting Patterns of Population History and Seed-mediated Gene Flow in Two Endemic Costa Rican Oak Species

Hernando Rodríguez-Correa, Ken Oyama, Mauricio Quesada, Eric J Fuchs and Antonio González-Rodríguez.

in Journal of Heredity

June 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Population Genetics. 8764 words.

Abstract

Lower Central America is an important area to study recent population history and diversification of Neotropical species due to its complex and...

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Genetic Structure and Diversity Among Historic and Modern Populations of the Sumatran Rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis)

Jessica R Brandt, Peter J van Coeverden de Groot, Kelsey E Witt, Paige K Engelbrektsson, Kristofer M Helgen, Ripan S Malhi, Oliver A Ryder and Alfred L Roca.

in Journal of Heredity

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Population Genetics; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 9638 words.

Abstract

The Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis), once widespread across Southeast Asia, now consists of as few as 30 individuals within Sumatra and...

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Genome-Wide SNPs Identify Limits to Connectivity in the Extreme Freshwater Disperser, Spangled Perch Leiopotherapon unicolor (Terapontidae)

Daniel J Schmidt, Joel A Huey and Jane M Hughes.

Edited by Kim Andrews.

in Journal of Heredity

March 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Population Genetics. 4225 words.

Abstract

The utility of restriction-site associated DNA sequencing (RADseq) to resolve fine-scale population structure was tested on an abundant and vagile...

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Genomic Displacement and Shift of the Hybrid Zone in the Japanese Fire-Bellied Newt

Atsushi Tominaga, Masafumi Matsui, Natsuhiko Yoshikawa, Koshiro Eto and Kanto Nishikawa.

Edited by Andrew Crawford.

in Journal of Heredity

March 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Population Genetics; Genetics and Genomics. 8107 words.

Abstract

Hybridizations on a secondary contact zone between 2 diverged lineages can have various evolutionary consequences, including the genetic replacement...

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Habitat Heterogeneity, Host Population Structure, and Parasite Local Adaptation

Curtis M Lively.

in Journal of Heredity

December 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Population Genetics; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 6914 words.

Abstract

Reciprocal-transplant experiments have proven to be a powerful tool for detecting local adaptation (LA). More recently, reciprocal cross-inoculation...

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How Social Structure Drives the Population Dynamics of the Common Vampire Bat (Desmodus rotundus, Phyllostomidae)

Maïlis Huguin, Nidia Arechiga-Ceballos, Marguerite Delaval, Amandine Guidez, Isaï Jorge de Castro, Vincent Lacoste, Arielle Salmier, Alvaro Aguilar Setién, Claudia Regina Silva, Anne Lavergne and Benoit de Thoisy.

in Journal of Heredity

May 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Population Genetics; Genome Analysis. 9912 words.

Abstract

Social systems are major drivers of population structure and gene flow, with important effects on dynamics and dispersal of associated populations of...

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