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    Author(s): Niko Balkenhol; Felix Gugerli; Sam A. Cushman; Lisette P. Waits; Aurelie Coulon; J. W. Arntzen; Rolf Holderegger; Helene H. Wagner
    Date: 2009
    Source: Landscape Ecology. 24: 455-463.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Landscape genetics is an emerging interdisciplinary field that combines methods and concepts from population genetics, landscape ecology, and spatial statistics. The interest in landscape genetics is steadily increasing, and the field is evolving rapidly. We here outline four major challenges for future landscape genetic research that were identified during an international landscape genetics workshop. These challenges include (1) the identification of appropriate spatial and temporal scales; (2) current analytical limitations; (3) the expansion of the current focus in landscape genetics; and (4) interdisciplinary communication and education. Addressing these research challenges will greatly improve landscape genetic applications, and positively contribute to the future growth of this promising field.

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    Balkenhol, Niko; Gugerli, Felix; Cushman, Sam A.; Waits, Lisette P.; Coulon, Aurelie; Arntzen, J. W.; Holderegger, Rolf; Wagner, Helene H. 2009. Identifying future research needs in landscape genetics: Where to from here? Landscape Ecology. 24: 455-463.

    Keywords

    landscape resistance, adaptive genetic variation, gene flow, single-nucleotide polymorphisms, spatial heterogeneity, spatio-temporal scale

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