Vikram E. Chhatre
Population Genomics & Computational Biology

Our New Study in Balsam Poplar Supports "Central Marginal Hypothesis"

New study by Andrew Gougherty investigated 7 different models to explain the distribution of heterozygosity in 85 range-wide populations of balsam poplar and found strong support for the Central-Marginal hypothesis, sometimes also called the Abundant-Center hypothesis.

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sgv publication figure Image Credits: Andy Gougherty & Matt Fitzpatrick.