Next‐generation conservation genetics and biodiversity monitoring

Evolutionary Applications
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This special issue of Evolutionary Applications consists of 10 publications investigating the use of next‐generation tools and techniques in population genetic analyses and biodiversity assessment. The special issue stems from a 2016 Next Generation Genetic Monitoring Workshop, hosted by the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) in Tennessee, USA. The improved accessibility of next‐generation sequencing platforms has allowed molecular ecologists to rapidly produce large amounts of data. However, with the increased availability of new genomic markers and mathematical techniques, care is needed in selecting appropriate study designs, interpreting results in light of conservation concerns, and determining appropriate management actions. This special issue identifies key attributes of successful genetic data analyses in biodiversity evaluation and suggests ways to improve analyses and their application in current population and conservation genetics research.

Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Next‐generation conservation genetics and biodiversity monitoring
Series title Evolutionary Applications
DOI 10.1111/eva.12661
Volume 11
Issue 7
Year Published 2018
Language English
Publisher Wiley
Contributing office(s) Wetland and Aquatic Research Center
Description 6 p.
First page 1029
Last page 1034
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