Inbreeding Depression and Genetic Rescue in a Plant Metapopulation.

  • Richards
  • Published 2000 in The American naturalist


While migration of individuals has been shown to increase the persistence of small isolated populations through a process known as the "rescue effect," the demographic effects that pollen-mediated gene flow may have in plant populations are not known empirically. This study investigates the role that inbreeding depression plays in newly colonized… (More)


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@article{Richards2000InbreedingDA, title={Inbreeding Depression and Genetic Rescue in a Plant Metapopulation.}, author={Richards}, journal={The American naturalist}, year={2000}, volume={155 3}, pages={383-394} }