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Peripheral isolates as sources of adaptive diversity under climate change

Macdonald, Stewart L.; Llewelyn, J.; Moritz, Craig; Phillips, Ben L.


As climate change progresses, there is increasing focus on the possibility of using targeted gene flow (TGF, the movement of pre-adapted individuals into declining populations) as a management tool. Targeted gene flow is a relatively cheap, low-risk management option, and will almost certainly come into increased use over the coming decades. Before such action can be taken, however, we need to know where to find pre-adapted individuals. We argue that, for many species, the obvious place to look...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2017.00088
Access Rights: Open Access


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