The potential of genomics for restoring ecosystems and biodiversity

Martin F. Breed, Peter A. Harrison, Colette Blyth, Margaret Byrne, Virginie Gaget, Nicholas J.C. Gellie, Scott V.C. Groom, Riley Hodgson, Jacob G. Mills, Thomas A.A. Prowse, Dorothy A. Steane, Jakki J. Mohr

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Earth’s landscapes and biodiversity are being eroded at an unprecedented pace and scale. This Review argues that genomics tools need to be adopted in restoration ecology to help reverse the environmental destruction caused by humans.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)615-628
Number of pages14
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jul 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • landscae degradation
  • biodiversity
  • revegetation

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    Breed, M. F., Harrison, P. A., Blyth, C., Byrne, M., Gaget, V., Gellie, N. J. C., Groom, S. V. C., Hodgson, R., Mills, J. G., Prowse, T. A. A., Steane, D. A., & Mohr, J. J. (2019). The potential of genomics for restoring ecosystems and biodiversity. NATURE REVIEWS GENETICS, 20(10), 615-628.