Search for dissertations about: "Stuart Piertney"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Stuart Piertney.

  1. 1. Host-Parasite Interactions in Natural Populations

    Author : Peter Halvarsson; Jacob Höglund; Carles Vilà; Stuart Piertney; Zooekologi Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Arvicola terrestris; avian malaria; balancing selection; Major histocompatibility complex; parasitetranscriptome; Populationsbiologi; Population Biology;

    Abstract : Parasitism is one of the most common ways of living and it has arised in many taxa. Parasites feed and live inside or on their hosts resulting in both long and short term consequences for the host. This thesis is exploring the phenotypic and genotypic effects of animals living with parasitic infections. READ MORE

  2. 2. Population Fragmentation and Genetic Variation in Grouse

    Author : Jobs Karl Larsson; Jacob Höglund; Stuart B. Piertney; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Biology; Bonasa sewerzowi; bottleneck; genetic drift; genetic variation; inbreeding; isolation; microsatellites; population structure; Tetrao tetrix; Biologi; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : In this thesis the genetic variation of two grouse species, the Chinese grouse (Bonasa sewersowi) and the Black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) was examined with neutral genetic markers: microsatellites. Habitat fragmentation and isolation leads to structuring among and loss of genetic variation within populations. READ MORE