In this program we are concerned with the route to extinction. What makes some populations extra extinction prone? How does inbreeding and environmental factors influence the viability of small populations? The dunlin is one study species.
PI’s Peter Jagers, Serik Sagitov, Donald Blomqvist, Malte Andersson, Per Åberg
CTBio Postdoc Andreas Nordvall Lagerås
PhD student Anna Nyqvist, Emilio Bergroth
Dunlins (kärrsnäppor) are threatened by
inbreeding depression. How to rescue them?