Global lack of flyway structure in a cosmopolitan bird revealed by a genome wide survey of single nucleotide polymorphisms

@article{Kraus2013GlobalLO,
  title={Global lack of flyway structure in a cosmopolitan bird revealed by a genome wide survey of single nucleotide polymorphisms},
  author={R. Kraus and P. Hooft and H. Megens and A. Tsvey and Sergei Y. Fokin and R. Ydenberg and H. Prins},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={22}
}
Knowledge about population structure and connectivity of waterfowl species, especially mallards (Anas platyrhynchos), is a priority because of recent outbreaks of avian influenza. Ringing studies that trace large‐scale movement patterns have to date been unable to detect clearly delineated mallard populations. We employed 363 single nucleotide polymorphism markers in combination with population genetics and phylogeographical approaches to conduct a population genomic test of panmixia in 801… Expand
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