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Genetics and conservation of rare plants

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rare plants -- Genetics,
  • Plant conservation,
  • Plant populations

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Donald A. Falk, Kent E. Holsinger ; Center for Plant Conservation.
    ContributionsFalk, Donald A., Holsinger, Kent E., Center for Plant Conservation (Boston, Mass.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK86.A1 G45 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 283 p. :
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1533051M
    ISBN 100195064291
    LC Control Number91010735

    Guerrant, EO Jr., and BM Pavlik. Reintroduction of rare plants: Genetics, demography and the role of ex situ conservation methods. Pages In. PL Fiedler and P Kareiva (eds) Conservation Biology for the Coming Decade. 2nd edition. Chapman and Hall, New York. Guerrant, EO Jr. Genetics is a branch of biology concerned with the study of genes, genetic variation, and heredity in organisms.. Though heredity had been observed for millennia, Gregor Mendel, a scientist and Augustinian friar working in the 19th century, was the first to study genetics scientifically. Mendel studied "trait inheritance", patterns in the way traits are handed down from parents to offspring.


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Genetics and conservation of rare plants Download PDF EPUB FB2

PDF | On Jan 1,Donald A. Falk and others published Genetics and Conservation of Rare Plants | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. This book also gives an appreciation of how much research on rare plants remains to be done.

It contains a well-organized and concise presentation of why research, conservation, and management are importantas well as practical strategies to apply existing knowledge. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in the genetics and Format: Hardcover. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "This book grew from papers originally presented at a Conference on the Genetics and Conservation of Rare Plants coordinated by the Center for Plant Conservation and held at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St.

Louis in March ". Rare and endemic plants are of particular interest with respect to their breeding systems and pattern of genetic variation and conservation biologists should pay special attention to the problem.

Get this from a library. Genetics and conservation of rare plants. [Donald A Falk; Kent E Holsinger;] -- This unique work summarizes our current knowledge of the genetics and population biology of rare plants, and integrates it with practical conservation recommendations. It features discussions on the.

Plant Conservation Genetics first reviews the importance, opportunities, and numerous advantages of this type of conservation, then explores various effective ex situ (for specific species) and in situ (for certain species on up to full ecosystems and habitats) techniques for conservation.

Essential detailed information is presented on Author: Robert J Henry. With examples from mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, amphibians, plants and invertebrates, this is an ideal introduction to conservation genetics for a broad audience. The text tackles the quantitative aspects of conservation genetics, and has a host of pedagogy to support students learning the numerical side of Reviews: 1.

When a rare plant population is being impacted by development or other activities, the Rare Plant Conservation Program helps prevent loss of its unique germplasm by collecting seeds or living plants. Rare plant rescues have been performed throughout Florida as a cooperative effort between government agencies, private companies and landowners.

Plant Conservation Genetics first reviews the importance, opportunities, and numerous advantages of this type of conservation, then explores various effective ex situ (for specific species) and in situ (for certain species on up to full ecosystems and habitats) techniques for conservation.

Priorities for Plants. (Book Reviews: Genetics and Conservation of Rare Plants.). select some possible applications of molecular genetics in the conservation of wild species for crop improvement in situ conservation of plants with potential economic value.

chaia clara heyn and miriam waldman pages select the status of rare and endangered plants in china and efforts for their protection.

book chapter full. The Genetic Flora of the British Isles is a database of genetic projects that have studied British populations of higher plants, both natives and aliens (according to the current BSBI checklists).It also includes papers that have studied British native (and archeophyte) species from non-British populations and also native lower plant species when encountered during our searches.

Conservation genetics is an interdisciplinary subfield of Population Genetics that aims to understand the dynamics of genes in populations principally to avoid extinction.

Therefore, it applies genetic methods to the conservation and restoration of chers involved in conservation genetics come from a variety of fields including population genetics, molecular ecology, biology. Guidelines in conservation genetics and the use of the population cage experiments with butterflies to investigate the effects of genetic drift and inbreeding.

Pages Brakefield, P. (et al.). RBGE has a wealth of experience working on rare plants and hosts significant ex-situ collections from across the world. Using genetic information we inform on the quality of these collections (e.g.

quantify genetic diversity) and help maximising the success of conservation translocations (e.g. avoid inbreeding and outbreeding depression). Using genetics to delineate taxa worthy of conservation attention Genetics may sometimes be very useful in setting conservation priorities, or at least in highlighting patterns and issues.

Examples include "species" that may not deserve that status (e.g., the Dusky Seaside Sparrow discussed in Avise, ).

This unique work summarizes our current knowledge of the genetics and population biology of rare plants, and integrates it with practical conservation recommendations. It features discussions on the distribution and significance of genetic variation, management and evaluation of rare plant germplasm, and conservation strategies for genetic.

Edwards, C. Looking to the future of conservation genetics: the case for using quantitative-genetic experiments to estimate the ability of rare plants to withstand climate change.

American Journal of Botany: TREE 'This volume explores the relevance of genetics for the conservation of species, communities and ecosystems, emphasizing actual case histories.' Revue d'Ecologie 'This helpful book reviews case-histories of the application of genetic approaches of the conservation of.

Genetics and demography of rare plants and patchily distributed colonizing species Population geneti­ cists have proclaimed a centerstage role in developing conservation biology theory and applications. These and other questions were raised in the invitation to a symposium on conservation genetics held in May in pleasant.

The book I co-edited with Don Falk, Genetics and Conservation of Rare Plants (Oxford University Press, ) grew out of my interest in applying basic principles of ecology, evolutionary biology, and systematics to conservation problems.

E.O.J. Guerrant, et d genetic sampling guidelines for conservation collections of rare and endangered plants E.O.J. Guerrant, et al. (Eds.), Ex Situ Plant Conservation: Supporting Species Survival in the Wild, Island Press (), pp.

Cited by: Ex Situ Plant Conservation, edited by Edward O. Guerrant Jr., Kayri Havens, and Mike Maunder, is the first book to address integrated plant conservation strategies and to examine the scientific, technical, and strategic bases of the ex situ approach. The book examines where and how ex situ investment can best support in situ conservation.

Conservation Genetics. Inthe Molecular Genetics Department of Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium began a biodiversity survey. The department decided to focus on the island of Madagascar, one of the world's greatest biodiversity hotspots, with endangered plants and.

With examples from mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, amphibians, plants and invertebrates, this is an ideal introduction to conservation genetics for a broad audience.

The text tackles the quantitative aspects of conservation genetics, and has a host of pedagogy to support students learning the numerical side of Cited by: International Journal of Genomics / / Article.

Article Sections. On this page. “Genetic and evolutionary consequences of small population size in plants: implications for conservation,” in Genetics and Conservation of Rare Plants, D. Falk and K. Holsinger, Eds., pp. 3–30, Oxford University Press, New York, NY, USA, Cited by: Surveys are critical to land management efforts as they 1) provide the data for floristic quality index calculations, 2) locate rare plant species, 3) find seed collection spots for abundant native plants, 4) identify invasive species as they begin to establish and 5) supply the abundance values of each species thus allowing customized seed.

Ecology on conservation genetics. Ballou, Gilpin, and Foose edit a book on genetic and demographic management of small populations. Avise and Hamrick as well as Smith and Wayne edit books on molecular approaches to conservation genetics. O'Brien initiates a biannual conservation genetics course, sponsored by the American Genetic Association.

The conservation genetics program at the Missouri Botanical Garden, part of the Garden's Center for Conservation and Sustainable Development, uses genetic approaches to understand the evolutionary and ecological causes and consequences of rarity in endangered plant ch conducted by the program combines the fields of plant systematics, phylogeography, population genetics.

Center for Plant Conservation. Appendix. Genetic sampling guidelines for conservation collections of endangered plants. In Genetics and conservation of rare plants, eds.

D.A. Falk and K.E. Holsinger, – New York: Oxford University Press. Google ScholarCited by:   Many plants species that had a continuous distribution range in the early 20 th century have since greatly retreated and were subsequently designated as rare and threatened species.

In an era of rapid habitat loss and climate change, one of the key goals in species preservation and conservation genetics is to deepen our understanding of Cited by: Rare plants may be scarce because there are just a few individuals, restricted to a narrow geographic range, occur sparsely over a broad area, and/or many crowded into a tiny area.

The mission of the U.S. Forest Service includes caring for rare plants, their habitats, and helping people learn about them on our national forests and grasslands. George Ledyard Stebbins Jr. (January 6, – Janu ) was an American botanist and geneticist who is widely regarded as one of the leading evolutionary biologists of the 20th century.

Stebbins received his Ph.D. in botany from Harvard University in He went on to the University of California, Berkeley, where his work with E. Babcock on the genetic evolution of plant Awards: Linnean Medal (), Leidy Award (). The book is also aimed at conservation biology researchers who are not geneticists, to help them appreciate the utility of genetics, and its interface with population demography.

PART 1 Introduction Chapter 1 History and Scope of Conservation Genetics. PART 2 Tools and Concepts of Genetic Analysis Chapter 2: Analysis of Molecular Variation. The book offers a comprehensive review of the advances in conservation and the reintroduction of rare and endangered plants in China.

It systematically discusses plant diversity, Available Formats: Hardcover eBook. Using Genetics to Rescue a Rare Desert Shrub Huddled on a sand dune, the small community of bristly Lepidospartum burgessii plants would be easy for most of us to overlook.

But to scientists from the Chicago Botanic Garden, the rare shrubs shine like a flare in the night sky. This is the first report of the DNA Bank-Net, an organization whose goal is to encourage the conservation, collection, and preservation of plant banking and gene retrievalOligonucleotides from endangered/extinct speciesOperation of a DNA banking facilityThe impact of intellectual property rights in developing countriesInterim preservation of plants for DNA.

Rare Plant Conservation We are responsible for tracking the locations, viability, and supporting habitats of plant species on the MESA List, our Plant Historic List, and our Plant Watch List. Inventory and monitoring are critical to our understanding of the rarity and degree of threat of each rare plant, and informs our priorities for species.

Conservation biology is a rapidly growing discipline of cology and evolutionary biology. In many ways the issues surrounding the conservation of endangered or threatened species have rejuvenated aspects of population genetics and systematics that were often viewed as "academic.".

( views) Genetics and Conservation of Rare Plants by Kent Holsinger - Oxford University Press, This work summarizes our current knowledge of the genetics and population biology of rare plants, and integrates it with practical conservation recommendations.

It offers important insights for today's challenges in rare plant conservation. GENETIC VARIATION IN RARE VS COMMON PLANTS ClCT AlRi fEl Elti dSt ti •Isozyme variation in plant species (57 generic-level comparisons of rare and common species) Cole, CT Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics comparisons of rare and common species •The reduction in gene flow (Nm) among populations of rare species.“Once again, Conservation of Wildlife Populations: Demography, Genetics, and Management is a great contribution to the current wildlife literature and will no doubt prove to be an excellent and indispensible resource when training wildlife biologists, upper level undergraduate students, and graduate students.”The Journal of Wildlife Management.The Genetics Society of America (GSA), founded inis the professional membership organization for scientific researchers and educators in the field of genetics.

Our members work to advance knowledge in the basic mechanisms of inheritance, from the molecular .