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The response of eucalypt populations to a changing environment

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Potts, BM, The response of eucalypt populations to a changing environment, Tasforests, 2, (2) pp. 179-193. ISSN 1033-8306 (1990) [Refereed Article]


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Abstract

A large amount of genetic diversity in ecological traits exists both within and between the Tasmanian eucalypt species. This variation is generally associated with spatial variation in habitat. Major changes in the distribution of eucalypt species have no doubt occurred in response to past environmental changes and even today, populations are continually reacting to short- or long-term changes in the environment. The processes by which populations respond to environmental changes are addressed, with particular emphasis on gene flow and the role of hybridisation in the expansion and contraction of species ranges.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:eucalyptus, Tasmania
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Ecology
Research Field:Ecological Physiology
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Objective Field:Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Author:Potts, BM (Professor Brad Potts)
ID Code:86564
Year Published:1990
Deposited By:Plant Science
Deposited On:2013-09-24
Last Modified:2013-10-01
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