A comparison of sample types varying in invasiveness for use in DNA sex determination in an endangered population of greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus uropihasianus)
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Key wordsDNA extraction endangered species noninvasive samples Sage-Grouse sex determination
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We thank field assistants for collection of Sage-Grouse samples, M. Boyce for field research supervision, and C. Strobeck for laboratory use. This research was funded by the Alberta Conservation Association, Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation, American Pheasant and Waterfowl Society, World Wildlife Fund, Prairie Ornamental Pheasant and Waterfowl Association, Saskatchewan Environment, Society of Canadian Ornithologists, and the University of Alberta. KLB was supported by an NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship, Frances M. Peacock Scholarship for Native Bird Habitat, Charles Sivelle Scholarship, and the University of Alberta.
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