30. Conservation Genetics

  1. D. J. Balding2,
  2. M. Bishop3 and
  3. C. Cannings4
  1. M. A. Beaumont

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470061619.ch30

Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition

Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Beaumont, M. A. (2007) Conservation Genetics, in Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition (eds D. J. Balding, M. Bishop and C. Cannings), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470061619.ch30

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK

  2. 3

    CNR-ITB, Milan, Italy

  3. 4

    Division of Genomic Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

Author Information

  1. School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058305

Online ISBN: 9780470061619

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Keywords:

  • random genetic drift;
  • Brownian-motion approximation;
  • identical by descent;
  • isolation-drift model;
  • Hardy–Weinberg expectation;
  • Drosophila melanogaster;
  • infinite allele model;
  • constant mutation rate;
  • Monte Carlo simulations;
  • genetic stock identification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Estimating Effective Population Size

  • Admixture

  • Genotypic Modelling

  • Relatedness and Pedigree Estimation

  • Acknowledgments

  • Related Chapters

  • References