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gene flow

n.
Transfer of genes from one population to another, as by migration or the dispersal of seeds and pollen.
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gene flow

n
(Genetics) the movement and exchange of genes between interbreeding populations
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gene′ flow`


n.
changes in the frequency of alleles within a gene pool that occur as a result of interbreeding. Compare genetic drift.
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Genetic estimates of population structure and gene flow: limitation, lessons, and new directions.
Long-range gene flow is mediated by mature males, which migrate long-distances between aggregated populations of females (Shillington & Verrell 1997; Janowski-Bell & Horner 1999; Yanez & Floater 2000).
Until additional research is conducted to understand better the reproductive and ecological consequences of cross pollination between wild and cultivar populations, these populations should be kept separate to prevent gene flow and maintain the genetic integrity of the wild populations.
These two contrasting reproductive strategies (direct and indirect development) may influence the capabilities of these species for dispersal, which could influence their comparative gene flow and population genetics.
The Sumgayit region also acts as an ecological sink, with levels of gene flow into the region exceeding gene flow out of the region.
An informed and informative guide for non-specialist general readers as well as member of the scientific community to genetically modified plant genealogy, Gene Flow From GM Plants is an ideal introductory reference.
Therefore, data are needed on outcrossing rates, outcrossing distance, and the consequences of gene flow. Gene flow has been investigated for some crops, such as rice (Oryza sativa L.), rapeseed (Brassica napus L.), sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.), beet (Beta vulgaris L.)and maize (Zea mays L.) (Ellstrand et al., 1999; Hall et al., 2000; Lavigne et al., 1998; Reboud, 2003; Snow et al., 2003; Song et al., 2004; St.
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Therefore, the most popular of the addictive, social plant inebriants are very widely grown and consumed, and thus represent an ideal group for examining the potential effects of gene flow from species with very high concentrations of secondary chemicals to their wild relatives that tend to produce less of such chemicals.
Effective gene flow patterns across a fragmented landscape in southern Costa Rica for Symphonia globulifera (Clusiaceae); a species with mobile seed and pollen dispersers