Search for dissertations about: "chytrid"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word chytrid.

  1. 1. The response in native wildlife to an invading pathogen: Swedish amphibians and Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis

    Author : Sara Meurling; Anssi Laurila; Jacob Höglund; Christer Brönmark; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Emerging diseases; chytrid; amphibians; wildlife; Biology with specialization in Animal Conservation; Biologi med inriktning mot zoologisk bevarandebiologi;

    Abstract : Emerging infectious diseases are causing mortality and declines in wildlife populations globally. My thesis aims to get as clear a picture as possible of the effect the invasive chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis has on the Swedish amphibian community. READ MORE

  2. 2. Immunogenetic variation along the latitudinal gradient in Scandinavian anuran species : Evolutionary processes, demography and infection

    Author : Maria Cortazar-Chinarro; Jacob Höglund; Anssi Laurila; Yvonne Meyer-Lucht; Helena Westerdahl; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Biologi; Biology; Biology with specialization in Evolutionary Genetics; Biologi med inriktning mot evolutionär genetik;

    Abstract : The evolutionary and demographic processes affecting how genetic variation is partitioned and distributed over large geographical scales is of fundamental importance for our understanding of how organisms may adapt to their environments. Northern peripheral populations generally have lower genetic variation and individuals in these populations may therefore face difficulties adapting to their local environment. READ MORE