Inbreeding among pen-reared quail

The Auk
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The effect of inbreeding in wildlife species has received attention from several sources. Recently the 'inbreeding theory' as a possible explanation of cycles in game populations was given careful consideration by a group of wildlife experts and geneticists. Scott's symposium (1944) consisting of comments received from eight authorities revealed unanimity in a decision that inbreeding is not the causative factor.

Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Inbreeding among pen-reared quail
Series title The Auk
DOI 10.2307/4079699
Volume 62
Issue 2
Year Published 1945
Language English
Publisher American Ornithological Society
Contributing office(s) Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description 6 p.
First page 217
Last page 222
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