• Corpus ID: 133932582

Reproduction of threatened, long lived semi arid Acacia within highly fragmented stands in far western NSW

@inproceedings{Forrest2016ReproductionOT,
  title={Reproduction of threatened, long lived semi arid Acacia within highly fragmented stands in far western NSW},
  author={Cairo N. Forrest},
  year={2016}
}
  • C. Forrest
  • Published 2016
  • Environmental Science, Biology
Several Australian arid zone Acacia species are under threat because of decades of fruiting and recruitment failure that may reflect the loss of genetic diversity within small and isolated populations. We developed primers for eight microsatellite loci for Acacia carneorum and Acacia loderi. We detected high levels of clonality in each of two stands of A. carneorum (1 and 2 genets). In contrast, one stand of A. loderi was wholly clonal (1 genet), while in a second there were 30 unique genotypes… 
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