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Phytoplasmas–The “Crouching Tiger” Threat of Australian Plant Pathology
Phytoplasmas are insect-vectored bacteria that cause disease in a wide range of plant species. The increasing availability of molecular DNA analyses, expertise and additional methods in recent yearsExpand
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Microsatellite mutation rates in the eastern tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum) differ 10-fold across loci
Microsatellites are commonly used for mapping and population genetics because of their high heterozygosities and allelic variability (i.e., polymorphism). Microsatellite markers are generally moreExpand
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Reproductive and Mating Success in the Small-Mouthed Salamander (Ambystoma texanum) Estimated via Microsatellite Parentage Analysis
Bateman’s principles of sexual selection predict that the sex with “cheaper” gametes may maximize reproductive efforts by mating multiply and so display greater positive covariance betweenExpand
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Condition‐dependent mate choice and a reproductive disadvantage for MHC‐divergent male tiger salamanders
Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) alleles likely have adaptive value because of overdominance, in which case MHC heterozygous individuals have increased fitness relative to homozygotes. BecauseExpand
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Quantifying male-biased dispersal among social groups in the collared peccary (Pecari tajacu) using analyses based on mtDNA variation
Recent advances in the statistical analysis of microsatellite data permit calculation of sex-specific dispersal rates through sex- and age-specific comparisons of genetic variation. This approach,Expand
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Corrigendum: Phytoplasmas—The “Crouching Tiger” Threat of Australian Plant Pathology
[This corrects the article DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00599.].
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Insights into the mating habits of the tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum) as revealed by genetic parentage analyses
Among urodeles, ambystomatid salamanders are particularly amenable to genetic parentage analyses because they are explosive aggregate breeders that typically have large progeny arrays. Such analysesExpand
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Breeding Chronology, Sexual Dimorphism, and Genetic Diversity of Congeneric Ambystomatid Salamanders
Abstract Many amphibians are explosive breeders, but the key factors that influence migrations to (and from) breeding sites are not well understood for all species. We used a comparative approach toExpand
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Introduction of Paterson's curse (Echium plantagineum) to Australia: Unravelling the story by DNA sequence analysis
Paterson’s curse (Echium plantagineum L.) is an annual/biennial species in the family Boraginaceae. Native to N.W. Africa, the Iberian Peninsula and Atlantic Western Europe, it is a noxious weed inExpand
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Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae from cool climate Australian grapevine vineyards: new phylogroup PG02f associated with bacterial inflorescence rot
S. J. Hall, I. B. Dry, D. Gopurenko and M. A. Whitelaw-Weckert* National Wine and Grape Industry Centre, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, 2650; New South Wales Department ofExpand
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