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Exploring the potential for 'gene conservation units' to conserve genetic diversity in wild populations.

Published online: 03 Jul 2021

Authors: Minter, M. & O'Brien, D. & Cottrell, J. & Ennos, R. & Hill, J. K. & Hall, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Genetic diversity is important for species persistence and Gene Conservation Units (GCUs) have been implemented for forest trees to protect genetic di...

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Clarifying climate change adaptation responses for scattered trees in modified landscapes.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Breed, M. F. & Ottewell, K. M. & Gardner, M. G. & Lowe, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many studies have investigated adaptation to climate change. However, the term 'adaptation' has been used ambiguously and sometimes included parts of ...

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Fluctuating asymmetry and body size as indicators of stress in red squirrel populations in woodland fragments.

Published online: 26 Jun 1997

Authors: Wauters, L. A. & Dhondt, A. A. & Knothe, H. & Parkin, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In large parts of Europe red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) live in fragmented woodlands where populations are small, and dispersal rate and genetic div...

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Mechanisms of Phragmites australis invasion: feedbacks among genetic diversity, nutrients, and sexual reproduction.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Kettenring, K. M. & McCormick, M. K. & Baron, H. M. & Whigham, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A fundamental challenge to invasion ecology is to determine what factors cause an exotic species to spread rapidly long after the initial introduction...

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Defining eradication units to control invasive pests.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Robertson, B. C. & Gemmell, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pest eradication is an important facet of conservation and ecological restoration and has been applied successfully to invasive rat species on offshor...

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Predicting heterosis and inbreeding depression from population size and density to inform management efforts.

Published online: 01 Dec 2020

Authors: Söderquist, L. & Broberg, A. & Rosenberg, V. & Sletvold, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective population size should be positively related to census size and density, and it is expected to influence the strength of genetic drift, inbr...

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Genetic differentiation within multiple common grassland plants supports seed transfer zones for ecological restoration.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Durka, W. & Michalski, S. G. & Berendzen, K. W. & Bossdorf, O. & Bucharova, A. & Hermann, J. M. & Hölzel, N. & Kollmann, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological restoration of grasslands is increasingly based on regional seeds derived from predefined seed transfer zones. However, the degree and spat...

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Potential implications of the use of digital sequence information on genetic resources for the three objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity. A submission from CGIAR to the Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Authors: Halewood, M. & Lopez Noriega, I & Ellis, D. & Roa, C. & Rouard, M. & Sackville Hamilton, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Secretary of the CBD called on relevant organizations and stakeholders "to submit views and relevant information on any potential implications of ...

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Using genomics to design and evaluate the performance of underwater forest restoration.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Wood, G. & Marzinelli, E. M. & Vergés, A. & Campbell, A. H. & Steinberg, P. D. & Coleman, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration is an emerging intervention to reverse the degradation and loss of marine habitat-formers and the ecosystem services they underpin. Curren...

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Conservation genetics of two co-dominant grass species in an endangered grassland ecosystem.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Gustafson, D. J. & Gibson, D. J. & Nickrent, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global habitat fragmentation and loss of undisturbed grasslands has led to the use of non-local seed and cultivars in restoration. There is concern th...

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