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Current Topics in Phylogenetics and Phylogeography of Terrestrial and Aquatic Systems

Mapping phylogenetics on geographical scales is one of the most important scientific aspects of bioscience research. Changes in the environment have evidently shaped the geographical distribution of organisms on land and in the oceans seen today. Overexploitation of key species has caused not only changes in the distribution and diversity of organisms and composition of the ecosystems, but is also leading to species extinction at accelerating rates. It is our duty as scientists to find ways of protecting the species endangered with extinction and preventing other species from entering the endangered stage. To manage this effectively, we need to map species distribution, understand life-history traits, define genetic variation within species and populations, identify lineages - especially at the molecular level - and correlate the historical, phylogenetic components with the spatial distributions of gene lineages. In this book, phylogenetics and phylogeography of a diverse range of organisms are reviewed: from microorganisms causing gastroenteritis in humans, fishes in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean and spiders of the western Indian Ocean, to mountain tapirs in South America and birch tree species of the Arctic tundra.

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1. Ecological Factors that Influence Genetic Structure in Campylobacter coli and Campylobacter jejuni

By Helen M. L. Wimalarathna and Samuel K. Sheppard

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2. Phylogeography from South-Western Atlantic Ocean: Challenges for the Southern Hemisphere

By Graciela García

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3. The Generation of a Biodiversity Hotspot: Biogeography and Phylogeography of the Western Indian Ocean Islands

By Ingi Agnarsson and Matjaž Kuntner

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4. Phylogeography of the Mountain Tapir (Tapirus pinchaque) and the Central American Tapir (Tapirus bairdii) and the Origins of the Three Latin-American Tapirs by Means of mtCyt-B Sequences

By M. Ruiz-García, C. Vásquez, M. Pinedo-Castro, S. Sandoval, A. Castellanos, F. Kaston, B. de Thoisy and J. Shostell

2038

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5. Hybridisation, Introgression and Phylogeography of Icelandic Birch

By Kesara Anamthawat-Jónsson

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