What genetics can tell us about wildlife populations

Published on
June 15, 2015

Last month our PhD candidate Joost de Jong was interviewed for the magazine of the Dutch hunter society. In this interview De Jong, who works on the population genetic structure of wild boar and red deer, shed light on the outcomes of the analyses of the first set of samples.

Preliminary as they are, these results go to show that the genetic structure and variation of our present day wildlife populations have been and are being shaped by the combined effect of natural factors and human influences. Please follow this link to read the whole article (in Dutch).

Lees hier het interview