Journal article

A new hypothesis to explain geographic parthenogenesis

  • Haag, Christoph R. Division of Ecology and Evolution, Department of Biology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Ebert, Dieter Division of Ecology and Evolution, Department of Biology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
    31.08.2004
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  • Annales Zoologici Fennici. - 2004, vol. 41, no. 4, p. 539-544
English In many plants and animal species, asexuals are more common in marginal habitats such as high latitudes or altitudes than their closely related sexual counterparts. Here we propose a new hypothesis to explain this pattern called "geographic parthenogenesis". In marginal habitats, populations may often exist as metapopulations with high degrees of subdivision and local extinction and ... Show more…
Faculty
Faculté des sciences et de médecine
Department
Biologie
Language
  • English
Classification
Ecology
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  • RERO DOC 4114
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