Rapid genetic deterioration in captive populations: Causes and conservation implications

@article{Woodworth2004RapidGD,
  title={Rapid genetic deterioration in captive populations: Causes and conservation implications},
  author={Lynn M. Woodworth and Margaret E. Montgomery and David A. Briscoe and Richard Frankham},
  journal={Conservation Genetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={3},
  pages={277-288}
}
Many species require captive breeding to ensuretheir survival. The eventual aim of suchprograms is usually to reintroduce the speciesinto the wild. Populations in captivitydeteriorate due to inbreeding depression, lossof genetic diversity, accumulation of newdeleterious mutations and genetic adaptationsto captivity that are deleterious in the wild.However, there is little evidence on themagnitude of these problems. We evaluatedchanges in reproductive fitness in populationsof Drosophila… 

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