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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...

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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...

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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...

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Chemical composition and secretion biology of the floral bouquet in legume trees (Fabaceae)

Cristina Ribeiro Marinho, Maria Elvira Poleti Martucci, Leonardo Gobbo-Neto and Simone PÁdua Teixeira.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 8613 words.

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In the present investigation, we studied the floral bouquet and its associate osmophores in three legume trees using a combination of chemical and...

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Comparative pollination ecology between two populations and two varieties of <i>Cypripedium parviflorum</i> (Orchidaceae) in Missouri, United States of America – does size matter?

Retha Edens-Meier, Michael Arduser, Gerardo R Camilo and Peter Bernhardt.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 8617 words.

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The pollination ecology of two sympatric varieties of Cypripedium parviflorum was compared to determine whether floral dimensions had an impact upon...

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A comparision of ghost orchid (<i>Dendrophylax lindenii</i>) habitats in Florida and Cuba, with particular reference to seedling recruitment and mycorrhizal fungi

Ernesto B Mújica, Justin J Mably, Shannon M Skarha, Laura L Corey, Larry W Richardson, Mark W Danaher, Elaine H González and Lawrence W Zettler.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 8209 words.

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The ghost orchid, Dendrophylax lindenii, is a rare, leafless epiphyte native to southern Florida and Cuba. Populations of D. lindenii in southern...

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A comparison of patterns of genetic structure in two co-occurring <i>Agave</i> species (Asparagaceae) that differ in the patchiness of their geographical distributions and cultivation histories

Denise L Lindsay, Joel F Swift, Richard F Lance and Christine E Edwards.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 8147 words.

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Spatial genetic structure in plants can be affected by continuity of geographical distribution, cultivation history, pollination and seed dispersal...

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Complex cytogeographical patterns reveal a dynamic tetraploid–octoploid contact zone

Mariana Castro, Sílvia Castro, Albano Figueiredo, Brian Husband and João Loureiro.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 11505 words.

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The distribution of cytotypes in mixed-ploidy species is crucial for evaluating ecological processes involved in the establishment and evolution of...

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Convergent evolution of high elevation plant growth forms and geographically structured variation in Andean <i>Lupinus</i> (Fabaceae)

Natalia Contreras-Ortiz, Guy W Atchison, Colin E Hughes and Santiago Madriňán.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 10704 words.

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The Andean Lupinus radiation presents one of the highest rates of net species diversification in plants and includes species with a wide variety of...

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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...

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