Sex and wildlife: the role of reproductive science in conservation

@article{Wildt2004SexAW,
  title={Sex and wildlife: the role of reproductive science in conservation},
  author={D. Wildt and C. Wemmer},
  journal={Biodiversity \& Conservation},
  year={2004},
  volume={8},
  pages={965-976}
}
This essay explains the role of reproductive science, including what are termed reproductive technologies (i.e. artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization, embryo transfer, cloning), in conservation biology. Reproductive techniques (high- and low-tech) find their greatest application in understanding species uniqueness, adaptations and physiological mechanisms, not in the large-scale assisted breeding and the production of offspring. Models of how to use these tools to study reproductive… Expand
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