Conservation Genetics

@inproceedings{Loeschcke1994ConservationG,
  title={Conservation Genetics},
  author={Volker Loeschcke and J{\"u}rgen Tomiuk and S. K. Jain},
  booktitle={EXS},
  year={1994}
}
• Richard Frankham’s (1995) review argued species with low variation would have “reduced ability to cope with environmental change during evolution, and so have shorter evolutionary lifespans.” His evidence: – Selfing & asexual species are more prone to extinction than are outbreeders – Low variation is associated with increased susceptibility to diseases, pests, and parasites in domestic animals & plants, and weeds – Loss of variation led to increases in parasite load in fish in the wild 
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