Population-Genetic Structure of Beaver (Castor fiber L., 1758) Communities and Estimation of Effective Reproductive Size Ne of an Elementary Population

@article{Milishnikov2004PopulationGeneticSO,
  title={Population-Genetic Structure of Beaver (Castor fiber L., 1758) Communities and Estimation of Effective Reproductive Size Ne of an Elementary Population},
  author={A. N. Milishnikov},
  journal={Russian Journal of Genetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={40},
  pages={772-781}
}
  • A. Milishnikov
  • Published 1 July 2004
  • Environmental Science
  • Russian Journal of Genetics
The absence of panmixia at all hierarchical levels of the European beaver communities down to individual families implies a complex organization of the population-genetic structures of the species, in particular, a large intergroup component of gene diversity in the populations. Testing this assumption by analysis of 39 allozyme loci in the communities of reintroduced beaver from the Vyatka river basin (Kirov oblast) has shown that only the beaver colonies exhibit high intergroup gene diversity… 

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