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Inferring population history with DIY ABC: a user-friendly approach to approximate Bayesian computation
We propose here a computer program (DIY ABC) for inference based on approximate Bayesian computation (ABC), in which scenarios can be customized by the user to fit many complex situations involving any number of populations and samples. Expand
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Reconstructing routes of invasion using genetic data: why, how and so what?
Detailed knowledge about the geographical pathways followed by propagules from their source to the invading populations—referred to here as routes of invasion—provides information about the historyExpand
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Bridgehead Effect in the Worldwide Invasion of the Biocontrol Harlequin Ladybird
Recent studies of the routes of worldwide introductions of alien organisms suggest that many widespread invasions could have stemmed not from the native range, but from a particularly successfulExpand
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The invasive South American tomato pinworm, Tuta absoluta, continues to spread in Afro-Eurasia and beyond: the new threat to tomato world production
The economic and ecological effects of invasive species, notably pests (Mack et al. 2000; Suckling and Brockerhoff 2010; Ragsdale et al. 2011), are now widely recognized (Thomas 1999; Pysek andExpand
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Multiple Transatlantic Introductions of the Western Corn Rootworm
The invasion of Europe by the western corn rootworm, North America's most destructive corn pest, is ongoing and represents a serious threat to European agriculture. Because this pest was initiallyExpand
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Invasion of Europe by the western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera: multiple transatlantic introductions with various reductions of genetic diversity
The early stages of invasion involve demographic bottlenecks that may result in lower genetic variation in introduced populations as compared to source population/s. Low genetic variability mayExpand
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High‐throughput microsatellite isolation through 454 GS‐FLX Titanium pyrosequencing of enriched DNA libraries
Microsatellites (or SSRs: simple sequence repeats) are among the most frequently used DNA markers in many areas of research. The use of microsatellite markers is limited by the difficulties involvedExpand
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Spatial and temporal genetic variability in French populations of the peach–potato aphid, Myzus persicae
The peach–potato aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer), has a complex reproductive mode in which some lineages reproduce by continuous parthenogenesis, whereas others reproduce sexually once a year. TheExpand
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Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) population dynamics
1 The western corn rootworm Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte is a major insect pest of field maize, Zea mays L. Larvae can cause substantial injury by feeding on maize roots. Larval feeding mayExpand
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Inferring the origin of populations introduced from a genetically structured native range by approximate Bayesian computation: case study of the invasive ladybird Harmonia axyridis
Correct identification of the source population of an invasive species is a prerequisite for testing hypotheses concerning the factors responsible for biological invasions. The native area ofExpand
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