Stephen Mockford

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Random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) was used to compare the Nova Scotia population of Blanding's turtle (Emydoidea blandingii) with several populations from the species' main range. The Nova Scotia population is believed to have been isolated from the main range for 4000-8000 years. Cluster analysis using a neighbour-joining algorithm produced a(More)
In Nova Scotia, Blanding’s turtles (Emydoidea blandingii) exist in a disjunct population complex at the extreme northeastern area of the species range. Pleasant River Fen in southwestern Nova Scotia provides habitat for one group within the Nova Scotia population. A ca. 10,000-year multi-proxy record to determine environmental variability at Pleasant River(More)
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