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Author Frankham, Richard, 1942-

Title A primer of conservation genetics / Richard Frankham, Jonathan D. Ballou, David A. Briscoe ; line drawings by Karina H. McInnes
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 220 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- Genetic diversity -- Evolutionary genetics of natural populations -- Genetic consequences of small population size -- Genetics and extinction -- Resolving taxonomic uncertainties and defining management units -- Genetic management of endangered species in the wild -- Captive breeding and reintroduction -- Molecular genetics in forensics and understanding species biology
Summary For those with a limited background in genetic studies, this entry level text is presented in an easy-to-follow format with main points and terms clearly highlighted. Worked examples are provided throughout to help illustrate key equations and a glossary and suggestions for further reading provide additional support
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Genetics, Population.
Conservation biology.
Ecological genetics.
Evolutionary genetics.
Form Electronic book
Author Ballou, J. D. (Jonathan D.)
Briscoe, David A. (David Anthony), 1947-
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