7. Populations: Ecology and Genetics

  1. Jelte van Andel3 and
  2. James Aronson4
  1. Arjen Biere1,
  2. Jelte van Andel3 and
  3. Johan van de Koppel2

Published Online: 15 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118223130.ch7

Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, Second edition

Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, Second edition

How to Cite

Biere, A., van Andel, J. and van de Koppel, J. (2012) Populations: Ecology and Genetics, in Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier, Second edition (eds J. van Andel and J. Aronson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118223130.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Groningen, Community and Conservation Ecology Group, P.O. Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, the Netherlands

  2. 4

    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS-U.M.R. 5175), Centre d'Écologie Fonctionnelle et Évolutive (CEFE), 1919 route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW), Department of Terrestrial Ecology, P.O. Box 50, 6700 AB Wageningen, the Netherlands

  2. 2

    Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW), Spatial Ecology Department, P.O. Box 140, 4400 AC Yerseke, the Netherlands

  3. 3

    University of Groningen, Community and Conservation Ecology Group, P.O. Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, the Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444336351

Online ISBN: 9781118223130

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Keywords:

  • ecology, habitat fragmentation and genetic variation loss;
  • dynamics, of spatially structured metapopulations;
  • population ecology, and ecology of metapopulations;
  • ecological, genetic processes in restoration ecology;
  • processes, in managing ecological restoration;
  • population size reduction, inbreeding and genetic drift;
  • adaptive genetic differentiation;
  • loss of heterozygosity, genetic diversity, with inbreeding;
  • genetic rescue, restoration, and admixture;
  • metapopulation ecology and genetics, ‘rescue’ of metapopulations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Local Populations

  • Metapopulations

  • Species Interactions Affected by Habitat Fragmentation

  • From Conservation to Restoration: Perspectives