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Spatial patterns and rarity of the white-phased 'spirit bear' allele reveal gaps in habitat protection.

Published online: 15 Sep 2020

Authors: Service, C. N. & Bourbonnais, M. & Adams, M. S. & Henson, L. & Neasloss, D. & Picard, C. & Paquet, P. C. & Darimont, C. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Preserving genetic and phenotypic diversity can help safeguard not only biodiversity but also cultural and economic values. 2. Here, we present dat...

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Low S-allele numbers limit mate availability, reduce seed set and skew fitness in small populations of a self-incompatible plant.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Young, A. G. & Pickup, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of genetic factors in species decline and extinction is the subject of a long-running controversy, with demographical factors often seen as m...

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Variation in Bromus sterilis on farmland: evidence for the origin of field infestations.

Published online: 13 May 1995

Authors: Theaker, A. J. & Boatman, N. D. & Froud-Williams, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Results from a common garden experiment and from a survey of isozymic variation conducted in southern England during 1987 and 1988, using population s...

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Fitness costs associated with three mutant acetyl-coenzyme A carboxylase alleles endowing herbicide resistance in black-grass Alopecurus myosuroides.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Menchari, Y. & Chauvel, B. & Darmency, H. & Délye, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pleiotropic effects associated with genes endowing resistance to herbicides are generally predicted to reduce plant fitness. Quantifying these effects...

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Conservation of black poplar: insights from a DNA fingerprinting approach.

Published online: 25 May 2020

Authors: Cottrell, J. & A'Hara, S. & Adams, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Black poplar is Great Britain's rarest native hardwood and there is considerable interest in conserving the genetic diversity present in the remaining...

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Phenotypic and community consequences of captive propagation in mosquitofish.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Wood, Z. T. & Fryxell, D. C. & Robinson, R. R. & Palkovacs, E. P. & Kinnison, M. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Captive propagation can lead to phenotypic change in fish populations, but the broader community-level consequences of captive phenotypes remain la...

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The application of self-limiting transgenic insects in managing resistance in experimental metapopulations.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Zhou LiQin & Alphey, N. & Walker, A. S. & Travers, L. M. & Morrison, N. I. & Bonsall, M. B. & Raymond, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The mass release of transgenic insects carrying female lethal self-limiting genes can reduce pest insect populations. Substantial releases are also a ...

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Transgenic weed beets: possible, probable, avoidable?

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Desplanque, B. & Hautekèete, N. & Dijk, H. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Weed beets pose a serious problem for sugarbeet Beta vulgaris var. saccharifera crops. Traditionally, the only efficient method of weed control has be...

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Measuring the cost of resistance to Puccinia coronata CDA in Avena fatua.

Published online: 14 Jul 1987

Authors: Burdon, J. J. & Müller, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In greenhouse and field plot experiments, 15 oat lines selected from a natural population in Canberra were compared. Genotypes susceptible to P. coron...

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Bringing together approaches to reporting on within species genetic diversity.

Published online: 08 Sep 2022

Authors: O'Brien, D. & Laikre, L. & Hoban, S. & Bruford, M. W. & Ekblom, R. & Fischer, M. C. & Hall, J. & Hvilsom, C. & Hollingsworth, P. M. & Kershaw, F. & Mittan, C. S. & Mukassabi, T. A. & Ogden, R. & Segelbacher, G. & Shaw, R. E. & Vernesi, C. & MacDonald, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Genetic diversity is one of the three main levels of biodiversity recognised in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Fundamental for species ...

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