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Detection of the Great crested newt

“Using eDNA to develop a national citizen science-based monitoring programme for the great crested newt (Triturus cristatus)”. This study by Biggs et al., published in the “Biological Conservation” journal in March 2015, first aimed to assess the effectiveness of eDNA methods for monitoring Great crested newts in the UK, compared with conventional techniques used for this species. Secondly, the study […]