DNA metabarcoding—Need for robust experimental designs to draw sound ecological conclusions

Lucie Zinger*, Aurélie Bonin, Inger G. Alsos, Miklós Bálint, Holly Bik, Frédéric Boyer, Anthony A. Chariton, Simon Creer, Eric Coissac, Bruce E. Deagle, Marta De Barba, Ian A. Dickie, Alex J. Dumbrell, Gentile Francesco Ficetola, Noah Fierer, Luca Fumagalli, M. Thomas P. Gilbert, Simon Jarman, Ari Jumpponen, Håvard KauserudLudovic Orlando, Johan Pansu, Jan Pawlowski, Leho Tedersoo, Philip Francis Thomsen, Eske Willerslev, Pierre Taberlet

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    238 Citations (Scopus)
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1857-1862
    Number of pages6
    JournalMolecular Ecology
    Issue number8
    Early online date29 Apr 2019
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2019


    • data quality
    • environmental DNA
    • experimental controls
    • replication

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