3. Genetic Analysis of Single Populations

  1. Joanna R. Freeland1,
  2. Heather Kirk1 and
  3. Stephen Petersen2

Published Online: 8 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979365.ch3

Molecular Ecology, Second Edition

Molecular Ecology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Freeland, J. R., Kirk, H. and Petersen, S. (2011) Genetic Analysis of Single Populations, in Molecular Ecology, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470979365.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Trent University, Canada

  2. 2

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470748343

Online ISBN: 9780470979365

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Keywords:

  • Genetic Analysis of Single Populations;
  • Quantifying genetic diversity;
  • Hardy–Weinberg equilibrium (HWE);
  • World Conservation Union (IUCN);
  • linkage disequilibrium (LD);
  • maximum likelihood (ML);
  • variation in reproductive success (VRS);
  • human leukocyte antigen (HLA)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Why study single populations?

  • Quantifying genetic diversity

  • What influences genetic diversity?

  • Overview

  • Chapter summary

  • Useful websites and software

  • Further reading

  • Online activities

  • Review questions