Nancy C. McInerney

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Subspecific genetic diversity is a source for ongoing evolutionary processes, can be predictive of a population’s ability to respond to conservation challenges, and may represent the raw material for incipient speciation. As such, diagnosable subspecies are increasingly recognized as an important unit for conservation. Differentiating among subspecies can(More)
Malaria parasites of the genus Plasmodium are diverse in mammal hosts, infecting five mammalian orders in the Old World, but were long considered absent from the diverse deer family (Cervidae) and from New World mammals. There was a description of a Plasmodium parasite infecting a single splenectomized white-tailed deer (WTD; Odocoileus virginianus) in 1967(More)
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