Development of a quantitative PCR assay for detecting Egeria densa in environmental DNA samples

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Abstract

Brazilian elodea (Egeria densa) is an invasive freshwater plant that demonstrates widespread ecological impacts in freshwater ecosystems and causes substantial economic damage. Here, we developed an environmental DNA assay for detection of E. densa to provide resource managers with a tool for early detection, identification, and monitoring of invasive populations.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Development of a quantitative PCR assay for detecting Egeria densa in environmental DNA samples
Series title Conservation Genetics Resources
DOI 10.1007/s12686-020-01152-w
Volume 12
Year Published 2020
Language English
Publisher Springer
Contributing office(s) Western Fisheries Research Center
Description 4 p.
First page 545
Last page 548
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