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Genetics. Feb 1989; 121(2): 369–377.
PMCID: PMC1203624

Spatial Autocorrelation Analysis of the Distribution of Genotypes within Populations of Lodgepole Pine

Abstract

Spatial autocorrelation analyses of point samples within two populations of lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta ssp. latifolia) indicate that single-locus mature tree and pollen genotypes are distributed in a nearly random fashion for most of the allozyme loci assayed. This lack of structure in the distributions of most genotypes is consistent with outcrossing rates that are very nearly 1.0 and with estimates indicating that both pollen and seed are dispersed over long distances in lodgepole pine. However, spatial autocorrelation of genotypes for a few loci suggests that genotypes at these loci may be under natural selection.

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