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Cytogenetics: an important inclusion in the conservation genetics toolbox

Potter, Sally; Deakin, Janine

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Conservation uses information from genetics to assist in management decisions. However, conservation genetics typically assesses genetic diversity at the DNA level but this alone does not address all the risks associated with managing wild and captive populations. DNA is packaged into chromosomes. Differences in the number and morphology of chromosomes between species or even between populations of the same species can have important implications for management programs for threatened species....[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/219307
Source: Pacific Conservation Biology
DOI: 10.1071/PC18016

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