Appraisal of the consequences of the DDT‐induced bottleneck on the level and geographic distribution of neutral genetic variation in Canadian peregrine falcons, Falco peregrinus

@article{Brown2007AppraisalOT,
  title={Appraisal of the consequences of the DDT‐induced bottleneck on the level and geographic distribution of neutral genetic variation in Canadian peregrine falcons, Falco peregrinus},
  author={Joseph W. Brown and Peter Van Coeverden de Groot and Tim P. Birt and Gilles Seutin and Peter Boag and Vicki L. Friesen},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={16}
}
Peregrine falcon populations underwent devastating declines in the mid‐20th century due to the bioaccumulation of organochlorine contaminants, becoming essentially extirpated east of the Great Plains and significantly reduced elsewhere in North America. Extensive re‐introduction programs and restrictions on pesticide use in Canada and the United States have returned many populations to predecline sizes. A proper population genetic appraisal of the consequences of this decline requires an… 
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