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Developmental Methods for Studying Social Learning

William Hoppitt and Kevin N. Laland

in Social Learning: An Introduction to Mechanisms, Methods, and Models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150703
eISBN:
9781400846504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150703.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes developmental methods for studying social learning. Developmental approaches can be broadly divided into two types. The first type includes approaches that involve collecting ... More


Cytogenetics and large scale structural genomic variation

Julian C. Knight

in Human Genetic Diversity: Functional Consequences for Health and Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199227693
eISBN:
9780191711015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227693.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Cytogenetics has played a fundamental role in advancing our understanding of human genetic variation. Advances in this field are set in a historical context, describing the microscopically visible ... More


Other macromolecular crystal diffraction disorders

Naomi E. Chayen, John R. Helliwell, and Edward H. Snell

in Macromolecular Crystallization and Crystal Perfection

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199213252
eISBN:
9780191707575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213252.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

The phenomenon of so‐called ‘order—disorder’ in crystals has few examples in the world of biological macromolecules. Thus, the crystal repetition may only approximately be covered by the unit cell. ... More


Assembly and targeting of voltage-dependent calcium channels

Annette C. Dolphin

in Receptor and Ion-Channel Trafficking: Cell Biology of Ligand-Gated and Voltage-Sensitive Ion Channels

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192632241
eISBN:
9780191724763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632241.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Ion channel trafficking, like that of other heteromeric membrane proteins, proceeds in a number of stages, and in the case of voltage-dependent calcium channels (VDCCs) very little is known about any ... More


Finding a Home: Dispersal

Dietland Müller-Schwarze

in The Beaver: Its Life and Impact

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450105
eISBN:
9780801460869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450105.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter provides an overview of beaver dispersal. There are a number of reasons why beavers have to disperse from their native family. As a relatively long-lived species, beavers produce 3–4 ... More


Population Manipulations

C. Kenneth Dodd

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0037
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

In recent years in North America and in other locales, there has been a surge of interest in the status and conservation of amphibian populations. Concern centers on the disappearance or decline of ... More


Translocation Strategies as a Conservation Tool for West Indian Iguanas: Evaluations and Recommendations

Charles R. Knapp and Richard D. Hudson

in Iguanas: Biology and Conservation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238541
eISBN:
9780520930117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238541.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the ecological and biogeographic characteristics of West Indian iguanas that favor translocation efforts. It focuses on three taxa of West Indian iguanas: the Jamaican iguana ... More


Paths and Cycles

Guillaume Fertin, Anthony Labarre, Irena Rusu, Eric Tannier, and Steéphane Vialette

in Combinatorics of Genome Rearrangements

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062824
eISBN:
9780262258753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062824.003.0010
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

This chapter discusses the modeling of a genome with several chromosomes by a set of paths and cycles. The model captures all the information about the order of the genes and their partition into ... More


Why Translocate?: Evaluating the Evidence and Reasons for Ancient Human Introductions of Wildlife to California’s Islands

Torben C. Rick, Courtney A. Hofman, and Leslie A. Reeder-Myers

in An Archaeology of Abundance: Reevaluating the Marginality of California's Islands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056166
eISBN:
9780813053936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056166.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Worldwide, prehistoric hunter-gatherers and horticulturalists translocated a variety of animals and plants to islands. Translocations enhanced island ecosystems, introducing animals and plants used ... More


Managing gene flow among isolated population fragments. I. Limited information

Richard Frankham, Jonathan D. Ballou, Katherine Ralls, Mark D. B. Eldridge, Michele R. Dudash, Charles B. Fenster, Robert C. Lacy, and Paul Sunnucks

in Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198783398
eISBN:
9780191826313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783398.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

When the decision is made to augment gene flow into an isolated population, managers must decide how to augment gene flow, when to start, from where to take the individuals or gametes to be added, ... More


Global climate change increases the need for genetic management

Richard Frankham, Jonathan D. Ballou, Katherine Ralls, Mark D. B. Eldridge, Michele R. Dudash, Charles B. Fenster, Robert C. Lacy, and Paul Sunnucks

in Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198783398
eISBN:
9780191826313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783398.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Adverse genetic impacts on fragmented populations are expected to accelerate under global climate change. Many populations and species may not be able to adapt in situ, or move unassisted to suitable ... More


In the wake of buzzards: from modelling to conservation and management in a changing landscape

Eduardo Arraut, David W. Macdonald, and Robert E. Kenward

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2: Conflict in the countryside

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745501
eISBN:
9780191821776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745501.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

After 600 years of persecution, during which dramatic population fluctuations occurred, common buzzards are increasing in abundance and recolonizing most of lowland UK. But recovery is bringing them ... More


Managing gene flow among isolated population fragments

Richard Frankham, Jonathan D. Ballou, Katherine Ralls, Mark D. B. Eldridge, Michele R. Dudash, Charles B. Fenster, Robert C. Lacy, and Paul Sunnucks

in A Practical Guide for Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198783411
eISBN:
9780191826337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783411.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Even without detailed genetic data, sound genetic management strategies for augmenting gene flow can be instituted by considering population genetics theory, and/or computer simulations. When ... More


Global climate change increases the need for genetic management

Richard Frankham, Jonathan D. Ballou, Katherine Ralls, Mark D. B. Eldridge, Michele R. Dudash, Charles B. Fenster, Robert C. Lacy, and Paul Sunnucks

in A Practical Guide for Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198783411
eISBN:
9780191826337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783411.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Adverse genetic impacts on fragmented populations are expected to worsen under global climate change. Many populations and species may not be able to adapt in situ, or to move unassisted to suitable ... More


People–primate interactions: implications for primate conservation

Tatyana Humle and Catherine Hill

in An Introduction to Primate Conservation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198703389
eISBN:
9780191824067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703389.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In this chapter, patterns of interactions are reviewed, from benign to mutually harmful, that characterize people–primate relationships, and the main social and ecological factors shaping ... More


The role of translocation in primate conservation

Benjamin B. Beck

in An Introduction to Primate Conservation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198703389
eISBN:
9780191824067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703389.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Humans have translocated thousands of nonhuman primates for conservation, welfare, economic, political, aesthetic, religious, and scientific reasons. Translocations that are intended to promote ... More


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