Management implications of highly resolved hierarchical population genetic structure in thinhorn sheep

  title={Management implications of highly resolved hierarchical population genetic structure in thinhorn sheep},
  author={Zijian Sim and Corey S. Davis and Bill Jex and Troy Hegel and David W. Coltman},
  journal={Conservation Genetics},
Patterns of genetic variation of a species can be shaped by events that occur at wide temporal and geographic scales. Geophysical processes, such as continental glaciations, can affect species vicariance at wide scales whereas processes that act at finer scales, such as gene flow between populations, can have more localized effects. Recent studies have shown that contemporary population structure should be interpreted within the context of historical events, such as ice-age vicariance, due to… 
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