Evaluating effective population size and genetic diversity of a declining kit fox population using contemporary and historical specimens

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Lonsinger, Robert C.; Adams, Jennifer R.; Waits, Lisette P.;

Abstract Loss of genetic diversity has serious conservation consequences (e.g., loss of adaptive potential, reduced population viability), but is difficult to evaluate without developing long‐term, multigenerational datasets. Alternatively, historical samples can provid... View more
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