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Magnitude of the freshwater turtle exports from the US: long term trends and early effects of newly implemented harvest management regimes.
(Public Library of Science, 1/27/2014)
Unregulated commercial harvest remains a major threat for turtles across the globe. Due to continuing demand from Asian markets, a significant number of turtles are exported from the United States of America (US). Beginning ...
Quantitative field testing Heterodera glycines from metagenomic DNA samples isolated directly from soil under agronomic production.
(Public Library of Science, 2/24/2014)
A quantitative PCR procedure targeting the Heterodera glycines ortholog of the Caenorhabditis elegans uncoordinated-78 gene was developed. The procedure estimated the quantity of H. glycines from metagenomic DNA samples ...
Population and demographic structure of Ixodes scapularis Say in the eastern United States.
(Public Library of Science, 7/15/2014)
INTRODUCTION: The most significant vector of tick-borne pathogens in the United States is Ixodes scapularis Say (the blacklegged tick). Previous studies have identified significant genetic, behavioral and morphological ...
Quantitative field testing Rotylenchulus reniformis DNA from metagenomic samples isolated directly from soil.
(Public Library of Science, 12/16/2011)
A quantitative PCR procedure targeting the ?-tubulin gene determined the number of Rotylenchulus reniformis Linford & Oliveira 1940 in metagenomic DNA samples isolated from soil. Of note, this outcome was in the presence ...
Fecal near infrared spectroscopy to discriminate physiological status in giant pandas.
(Public Library of Science, 6/13/2012)
Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) monitoring and research often require accurate estimates of population size and density. However, obtaining these estimates has been challenging. Innovative technologies, such as fecal ...