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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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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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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...

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DNA barcoding a taxonomically complex hemiparasitic genus reveals deep divergence between ploidy levels but lack of species-level resolution

Xumei Wang, Galina Gussarova, Markus Ruhsam, Natasha de Vere, Chris Metherell, Peter M Hollingsworth and Alex D Twyford.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution; Genetics and Genomics. 6587 words.

Abstract

DNA barcoding is emerging as a useful tool not only for species identification but also for studying evolutionary and ecological processes. Although...

Genetic consequences of cladogenetic vs. anagenetic speciation in endemic plants of oceanic islands

Koji Takayama, Patricio López-Sepúlveda, Josef Greimler, Daniel J. Crawford, Patricio Peñailillo, Marcelo Baeza, Eduardo Ruiz, Gudrun Kohl, Karin Tremetsberger, Alejandro Gatica, Luis Letelier, Patricio Novoa, Johannes Novak and Tod F. Stuessy.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Plant Evolution; Genetics and Genomics; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 9309 words.

Adaptive radiation is a common mode of speciation among plants endemic to oceanic islands. This pattern is one of cladogenesis, or splitting of the founder population, into diverse lineages...

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Increased heterosis in selfing populations of a perennial forb

Christopher G. Oakley, Jonathan P. Spoelhof and Douglas W. Schemske.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Evolution; Genetics and Genomics; Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 9871 words.

Quantifying the importance of random genetic drift in natural populations is central to understanding the potential limits to natural selection. One approach is to estimate the magnitude of...

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Natural hybridization and genetic and morphological variation between two epiphytic bromeliads

Jordana Neri, Tânia Wendt and Clarisse Palma-Silva.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Evolution; Ecology and Conservation; Genetics and Genomics. 9066 words.

Abstract

Reproductive isolation is of fundamental importance for maintaining species boundaries in sympatry. Here, we examine the genetic and morphological...

Plastid phylogenomics of the cool-season grass subfamily: clarification of relationships among early-diverging tribes

Jeffery M. Saarela, William P. Wysocki, Craig F. Barrett, Robert J. Soreng, Jerrold I. Davis, Lynn G. Clark, Scot A. Kelchner, J. Chris Pires, Patrick P. Edger, Dustin R. Mayfield and Melvin R. Duvall.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Evolution; Genetics and Genomics; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 18606 words.

Whole plastid genomes are being sequenced rapidly from across the green plant tree of life, and phylogenetic analyses of these are increasing resolution and support for relationships that...

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250 years of hybridization between two biennial herb species without speciation

Andrew Matthews, Katie Emelianova, Abubakar A. Hatimy, Michael Chester, Jaume Pellicer, Khawaja Shafique Ahmad, Maité S. Guignard, Germinal Rouhan, Douglas E. Soltis, Pamela S. Soltis, Ilia J. Leitch, Andrew R. Leitch, Evgeny V. Mavrodiev and Richard J. A. Buggs.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Evolution; Genetics and Genomics; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 9639 words.

Hybridization between plant species can generate novel morphological diversity and lead to speciation at homoploid or polyploid levels. Hybrids between biennial herbs Tragopogon pratensis a...

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