Conservation and the Genetics of Populations
March 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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- Provides a thorough understanding of the genetic basis of biological problems in conservation.
- Gives the essential background, concepts, and tools needed to understand how genetic information can be used to develop conservation plans for species threatened with extinction.
- Uses a balance of data and theory, and basic and applied research, with examples taken from both the animal and plant kingdoms.
- An associated website contains example data sets and software programs to illustrate population genetic processes and methods of data analysis.
- Discussion questions and problems are included at the end of each chapter to aid understanding.
- Features Guest Boxes written by leading people in the field including James F Crow, Robert C. Lacy, Michael W. Nachman, Michael E. Soule, Loren H. Rieseberg, R.C. Vrijenhoek, Robin S. Waples and Andrew Young.