Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 42 items for:

Science and Mathematics x Plant Evolution x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Analysis of population genetic structure and gene flow in an annual plant before and after a rapid evolutionary response to drought

Rachel S. Welt, Amy Litt and Steven J. Franks.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution; Genetics and Genomics; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Biological Sciences. 6900 words.

The impact of environmental change on population structure is not well understood. This study aimed to examine the effect of a climate change event on gene flow over space and time in two...

Go to Oxford Journals »  full text: open access

The behavioural ecology of climbing plants

Ernesto Gianoli.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology; Plant Evolution; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7959 words.

Climbing plants require an external support to grow vertically and enhance light acquisition. Vines that find a suitable support have greater performance and fitness than those that remain...

Go to Oxford Journals »  full text: open access

Causes and consequences of contrasting genetic structure in sympatrically growing and closely related species

Ivan Radosavljević, Zlatko Satovic and Zlatko Liber.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution; Genetics and Genomics; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 8718 words.

Gene flow, natural selection and genetic drift are processes that play a major role in shaping the genetic structure of natural populations. In addition, genetic structures of individual...

Go to Oxford Journals »  full text: open access

Deciphering the complex architecture of an herb using micro-computed X-ray tomography, with an illustrated discussion on architectural diversity of herbs

Guillaume Chomicki, Yannick M Staedler, Luc P R Bidel, Christian Jay-Allemand, Jürg Schönenberger and Susanne S Renner.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 5092 words.

Abstract

Differing from most animals, plants have an indeterminate body plan, allowing them to add new body parts throughout their lifetime. The realized...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

Disentangling morphologically similar species of the Andean forest: integrating results from multivariate morphometric analyses, niche modelling and climatic space comparison in <i>Kaunia</i> (Eupatorieae: Asteraceae)

Jessica N Viera Barreto, Patricio Pliscoff, Mariano Donato and Gisela Sancho.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 7017 words.

Abstract

Six subtropical montane forest Kaunia spp. are remarkable for their superficial morphological similarity. We aim to explore different sources of data...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

Diversity and population structure of a dominant deciduous tree based on morphological and genetic data

Qin-di Zhang, Rui-Zhi Jia, Chao Meng, Chao-Wen Ti and Yi-Ling Wang.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics; Plant Evolution. 7277 words.

Knowledge of the genetic diversity and structure of tree species across their geographic ranges is essential for sustainable use and management of forest ecosystems. Acer grosseri Pax., an...

Go to Oxford Journals »  full text: open access

Diversity of sexual systems within different lineages of the genus <i>Silene</i>

Inés Casimiro-Soriguer, Maria L. Buide and Eduardo Narbona.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution; Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 7854 words.

Species and populations can be categorized by their sexual systems, depending on the spatial distribution of female and male reproductive structures within and among plants. Although a high...

Go to Oxford Journals »  full text: open access

DNA barcodes from four loci provide poor resolution of taxonomic groups in the genus <i>Crataegus</i>

Mehdi Zarrei, Nadia Talent, Maria Kuzmina, Jeanette Lee, Jensen Lund, Paul R. Shipley, Saša Stefanović and Timothy A. Dickinson.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 13433 words.

DNA barcodes can facilitate identification of organisms especially when morphological characters are limited or unobservable. To what extent this potential is realized in specific groups of...

Go to Oxford Journals »  full text: open access

DNA barcodes successfully identified Macaronesian <i>Lotus</i> (Leguminosae) species within early diverged lineages of Cape Verde and mainland Africa

Dario I. Ojeda, Arnoldo Santos-Guerra, Felicia Oliva-Tejera, Ruth Jaen-Molina, Juli Caujapé-Castells, Águedo Marrero-Rodríguez and Quentin Cronk.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Plant Evolution; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5245 words.

Plant DNA barcoding currently relies on the application of a two-locus combination, matK + rbcL. Despite the universality of these two gene regions across plants, it is suspected that this...

Go to Oxford Journals »  full text: open access

Evolution of the outer ovule integument and its systematic significance in Melastomataceae

Ana Paula Souza Caetano, João Paulo Basso-Alves, Priscila Andressa Cortez, Vinícius Lourenço Garcia De Brito, Fabián Armando Michelangeli, Marcelo Reginato, Renato Goldenberg, Sandra Maria Carmello-Guerreiro and Simone Pádua Teixeira.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 9275 words.

Abstract

Ovule characters have been shown to be informative at higher taxonomic levels and are therefore of interest in angiosperm systematics. In this study,...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page