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Conventional methods for enhancing connectivity in conservation planning do not always maintain gene flow.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Hanson, J. O. & Fuller, R. A. & Rhodes, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protected area systems need to conserve species in places with suitable habitat that are configured to facilitate gene flow. Since genetic data requir...

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A study of gene dispersal via pollen in Nicotiana tabacum using introduced genetic markers.

Published online: 02 May 1996

Authors: Paul, E. M. & Capiau, K. & Jacobs, M. & Dunwell, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agrobacterium tumefaciens was used to introduce two marker genes (kanamycin resistance and β-glucuronidase) into tobacco. These plants were grown in a...

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Patterns of contemporary gene flow suggest low functional connectivity of grasslands in a fragmented agricultural landscape.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Aavik, T. & Holderegger, R. & Edwards, P. J. & Billeter, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The success of ecological restoration is often judged by the number and abundance of species, especially rare ones that have established since restora...

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Scientifically framed gene drive communication perceived as credible but riskier.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Authors: MacDonald, E. A. & Edwards, E. D. & Balanovic, J. & Medvecky, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Humans have caused a catastrophic decline to animal species and look to emerging technologies to stop the decline. Gene drive is a potential tool that...

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Geographical variation and gene flow in the eucalyptus defoliating beetle Chrysophtharta bimaculata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).

Published online: 28 Jan 1998

Authors: Congdon, B. C. & Lange, C. L. & Clarke, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies were conducted to examine population subdivision and host associations in Chrysophtharta bimaculata, a serious pest of Eucalyptus in Tasmania....

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The effect of patch size and separation on bumblebee foraging in oilseed rape: implications for gene flow.

Published online: 14 Jul 2004

Authors: Cresswell, J. E. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Theory predicts that the susceptibility of patches of plants to gene flow mediated by incoming pollinators will depend on the length of pollinator res...

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Genetic structure and gene flow in wild beet populations: the potential influence of habitat on transgene spread and risk assessment.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Cureton, A. N. & Newbury, H. J. & Raybould, A. F. & Ford-Lloyd, B. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The consequences of the movement of transgenes from genetically modified (GM) crops into wild populations of plants continues to be of concern to ecol...

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Releasing genetically modified organisms: will any harm outweigh any advantage?

Published online: 24 Jun 2000

Authors: Beringer, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The public debate about genetically modified organisms has concentrated largely on concerns about food safety and potential risks to the environment. ...

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Evolution of plant materials for ecological restoration: insights from the applied and basic literature.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Espeland, E. K. & Emery, N. C. & Mercer, K. L. & Woolbright, S. A. & Kettenring, K. M. & Gepts, P. & Etterson, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration is normally conducted with the goal of creating plant populations that establish, survive, successfully reproduce, contribute to ecosystem...

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Gene dispersal from transgenic crops. I. Growth of interspecific hybrids between oilseed rape and the wild hoary mustard.

Published online: 02 May 1996

Authors: Lefol, E. & Danielou, V. & Darmency, H. & Boucher, F. & Maillet, J. & Renard, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The growth of interspecific hybrids between oilseed rape (Brassica napus subsp. oleifera) and hoary mustard (Hirschfeldia incana) was studied in diffe...

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