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Conservation Genetic Resources for Effective Species Survival (ConGRESS): Bridging the divide between conservation research and practice. / Hoban, Sean; Arntzen, Jan W.; Bertorelle, Giorgio; Bryja, Josef; Fernandes, Margarida; Frith, Katie; Gaggiotti, Oscar; Galbusera, Peter; Godoy, Jose A.; Hauffe, Heidi C.; Hoelzel, A. Rus; Nichols, Richard A.; Perez-Espona, Silvia; Primmer, Craig; Russo, Isa-Rita M.; Segelbacher, Gernot; Siegismund, Hans R.; Sihvonen, Marjatta; Sjogren-Gulve, Per; Vernesi, Cristiano; Vila, Carles; Bruford, Michael W.

In: Journal for Nature Conservation, Vol. 21, No. 6, 12.2013, p. 433-437.

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Hoban, S, Arntzen, JW, Bertorelle, G, Bryja, J, Fernandes, M, Frith, K, Gaggiotti, O, Galbusera, P, Godoy, JA, Hauffe, HC, Hoelzel, AR, Nichols, RA, Perez-Espona, S, Primmer, C, Russo, I-RM, Segelbacher, G, Siegismund, HR, Sihvonen, M, Sjogren-Gulve, P, Vernesi, C, Vila, C & Bruford, MW 2013, 'Conservation Genetic Resources for Effective Species Survival (ConGRESS): Bridging the divide between conservation research and practice' Journal for Nature Conservation, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 433-437. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnc.2013.07.005

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Hoban, S., Arntzen, J. W., Bertorelle, G., Bryja, J., Fernandes, M., Frith, K., ... Bruford, M. W. (2013). Conservation Genetic Resources for Effective Species Survival (ConGRESS): Bridging the divide between conservation research and practice. Journal for Nature Conservation, 21(6), 433-437. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnc.2013.07.005

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Hoban S, Arntzen JW, Bertorelle G, Bryja J, Fernandes M, Frith K et al. Conservation Genetic Resources for Effective Species Survival (ConGRESS): Bridging the divide between conservation research and practice. Journal for Nature Conservation. 2013 Dec;21(6):433-437. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnc.2013.07.005

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Hoban, Sean ; Arntzen, Jan W. ; Bertorelle, Giorgio ; Bryja, Josef ; Fernandes, Margarida ; Frith, Katie ; Gaggiotti, Oscar ; Galbusera, Peter ; Godoy, Jose A. ; Hauffe, Heidi C. ; Hoelzel, A. Rus ; Nichols, Richard A. ; Perez-Espona, Silvia ; Primmer, Craig ; Russo, Isa-Rita M. ; Segelbacher, Gernot ; Siegismund, Hans R. ; Sihvonen, Marjatta ; Sjogren-Gulve, Per ; Vernesi, Cristiano ; Vila, Carles ; Bruford, Michael W. / Conservation Genetic Resources for Effective Species Survival (ConGRESS): Bridging the divide between conservation research and practice. In: Journal for Nature Conservation. 2013 ; Vol. 21, No. 6. pp. 433-437.

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