Chapter 6. Pedigree Management: Controlling the Effects of Inbreeding as Indicated by Fluctuating Asymmetry

  1. James P. Gibbs,
  2. Malcolm L. Hunter Jr. and
  3. Eleanor J. Sterling

Published Online: 26 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch6

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

How to Cite

Gibbs, J. P., Hunter, M. L. and Sterling, E. J. (2008) Pedigree Management: Controlling the Effects of Inbreeding as Indicated by Fluctuating Asymmetry, in Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405152877

Online ISBN: 9781444319576

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Keywords:

  • pedigree management - controlling effects of inbreeding;
  • conservation genetics - applications in conservation biology;
  • inbreeding and genetic drift - critical considerations;
  • constructing and analyzing pedigrees;
  • analyzing effects of inbreeding;
  • inbreeding coefficient - allele pair, identical by descent from common ancestor;
  • calculating levels of inbreeding;
  • effects of inbreeding and measuring fluctuating asymmetry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objective

  • Procedures

  • Expected Products

  • Discussion

  • Making It Happen

  • Further Resources