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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13254964) - Chilenito - Awarded $15,000

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Chilenito (Eriosyce chilensis)
Project number 13254964
Awarded Amount: $15,000

The present study aims to explore the demographic tendencies of Eriosyce chilensis, a species distributed in an extremely narrow coastal strip in the Mediterranean zone at central Chile. To infer the demographic tendencies of E. chilensis we will conduct detailed mapping of the species distribution, filogeographic analyses and reproductive experiments. spatial, genetic and experimental tools.