Conservation Genetics promotes the conservation of biodiversity by providing a forum for data and ideas, aiding the further development of this area of study. Contributions include work from the disciplines of population genetics, molecular ecology, molecular biology, evolutionary biology, systematics, forensics, and others. The focus is on genetic and evolutionary applications to problems of conservation, reflecting the diversity of concerns relevant to conservation biology. Studies are based on up-to-date technologies, including genomic methodologies. The journal publishes original research papers, short communications, review papers and perspectives. The broad-ranging coverage includes:
- Identification of hybrid species, hybridization in native populations, and introgression between species
- Genetic structure of natural and managed populations
- Variation in small or endangered populations
- Population dynamics in the context of anthropogenic impact
- Reproductive strategy where natural behavior patterns are thought to have been disrupted
- Forensic applications for control of trade in endangered species, and much more
Note: A separate journal, Conservation Genetics Resources was established specifically to provide the rapid publication of technical papers on methodological innovations or improvements, computer programs and genomic resources including, but not limited to, novel microsatellite loci.
As a result, Conservation Genetics no longer accepts these technical notes or methodological and resource papers.
Link to relevant page: http://link.springer.com/journal/10592
Peer review is conducted using Editorial Manager®, supported by a database of international experts. This database is shared with Conservation Genetics Resources.
Combining phylogeography and landscape genetics to infer the evolutionary history of a short-range Mediterranean relict, Salamandra salamandra longirostris
Phylogenetic relationships in southern African Bryde’s whales inferred from mitochondrial DNA: further support for subspecies delineation between the two allopatric populations
Spatial genetic variation and habitat association of Rhinichthys cataractae, the longnose dace, in the Driftless Area of the upper Mississippi River basin
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- Conservation Genetics
- Volume 1 / 2000 - Volume 19 / 2018
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- Springer Netherlands
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