Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Induced dispersal in wildlife management: Experimental evaluation of the risk of hybrid breakdown and the benefit of hybrid vigor in the F1 generation

Holleley, Clare E.; Nichols, Richard A.; Whitehead, Michael; Gunn, Melissa R.; Gupta, Jyoutsna; Sherwin, William


Management practices often aim to increase the level of gene flow by either: introducing animals from captive breeding programs, translocating animals from abundant areas, or increasing the chance of animals dispersing between populations by creating habitat corridors. These practices provide opportunity for the hybrid offspring of introduced and resident animals to experience either increased fitness (hybrid vigor) or decreased fitness (hybrid breakdown). There is very little quantitative data...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Conservation Genetics
DOI: 10.1007/s10592-009-9984-z


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Holleley_Induced_dispersal_in_wildlife_2011.pdf331.83 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator