Conservation genetics in the USGS

Fact Sheet 2006-3108
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Conservation genetics is the application of the tools and concepts of genetics to the conservation of biological resources. Once too sophisticated and expensive for routine use, the tools of conservation genetics are now widely used to address many complex management questions. These novel methods of analysis can augment assessments made with traditional methods and can bring new information to light. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is well suited to provide scientific information and expertise using these tools to support the management of biological resources.

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Conservation genetics in the USGS
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2006-3108
DOI 10.3133/fs20063108
Year Published 2006
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s) Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
Description 4 p.
First page 1
Last page 4
Online Only (Y/N) Y
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