Northwestern song sparrow populations show geneticeffects of sequential colonization

Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) Science Article 15

abstract

Two genetic consequences are often considered evidence of a founder effect: substantialloss in genetic diversity and rapid divergence between source and founder populations.Single-step founder events have been studied for these effects

CHRISTIN L. PRUETT and KEVIN WINKER, Molecular Ecology (2005) 14 , 1421-1434

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