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Ecological Genetics of Vernalization Response in Bromus tectorum L. (Poaceae)

SUSAN E. MEYER, DAVID L. NELSON and STEPHANIE L. CARLSON.

in Annals of Botany

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6120 words.

Background and Aims Bromus tectorum (cheatgrass or downy brome) is an exotic annual grass that is dominant over large areas of former shrubland in western North America. To...

High Nuclear Genetic Diversity, High Levels of Outcrossing and Low Differentiation Among Remnant Populations of Quercus petraea at the Margin of its Range in Ireland

GRAHAM MUIR, ANDREW J. LOWE, COLIN C. FLEMING and CLAUS VOGL.

in Annals of Botany

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5188 words.

Background and Aims Quercus petraea colonized Ireland after the last glaciation from refugia on mainland Europe. Deforestation, however, beginning in Neolithic times, has...

Molecular and Quantitative Genetic Differentiation in European Populations of Silene latifolia (Caryophyllaceae)

Céline Jolivet and Giorgina Bernasconi.

in Annals of Botany

July 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6182 words.

Background and Aims

Among-population differentiation in phenotypic traits and allelic variation is expected as a consequence of isolation, drift, founder...

Termite queens adjust egg size according to colony development

Kenji Matsuura and Norimasa Kobayashi.

in Behavioral Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4469 words.

The trade-off between egg size and number is one of the most discussed concepts of the life-history theory. However, little is known about social factors influencing this trade-off in...

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Sexual selection and extrapair fertilization in a socially monogamous passerine, the zebra finch (Taeniopygia gullata)

Nancy Tyler Burley, Patricia G. Parker and Kimberly Lundy.

in Behavioral Ecology

January 1996; p ublished online January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

We investigated paternal exclusion rate (the percentage of young reared by a male that were not his genetic offspring), and behavioral and reproductive variables influencing this rate, in a...

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Experimental hybridization in allopatric species of the Drosophila repleta group (Diptera: Drosophilidae): implications for the mode of speciation

Betina Colines, Ignacio M Soto, Diego N de Panis and Julián Padró.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6340 words.

Abstract

The Pleistocene refugia theory proposes that recurrent expansions and contractions of xerophytic vegetation over periods of climate change affected...

Augmenting the conservation value of rehabilitated wildlife by integrating genetics and population modeling in the post-rehabilitation decision process

Carlo Pacioni, Chris Rafferty, Kelly Morley, Sarah Stevenson, Andrew Chapman, Michael Wickins, Terry Verney, Gerry Deegan, Sabrina Trocini and Peter B S Spencer.

in Current Zoology

October 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6512 words.

Abstract

Insular populations are particularly vulnerable to the effects of stochastic events, epidemics, and loss of genetic diversity due to inbreeding and...

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Whole-Genome Sequencing of Six Mauritian Cynomolgus Macaques (Macaca fascicularis) Reveals a Genome-Wide Pattern of Polymorphisms under Extreme Population Bottleneck

Naoki Osada, Nilmini Hettiarachchi, Isaac Adeyemi Babarinde, Naruya Saitou and Antoine Blancher.

in Genome Biology and Evolution

P ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 5845 words.

Cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis) were introduced to the island of Mauritius by humans around the 16th century. The unique demographic history of the Mauritian cynomolgus macaques...

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Genome-Wide Association Study of Extreme Longevity in Drosophila melanogaster

Molly K. Burke, Elizabeth G. King, Parvin Shahrestani, Michael R. Rose and Anthony D. Long.

in Genome Biology and Evolution

January 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 7384 words.

Human genome-wide association studies (GWAS) of longevity attempt to identify alleles at different frequencies in the extremely old, relative to a younger control sample. Here, we apply a...

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Extensive Clonality and Strong Differentiation in the Insular Pacific Tree Santalum insulare: Implications for its Conservation

EMELINE LHUILLIER, JEAN-FRANÇOIS BUTAUD and JEAN-MARC BOUVET.

in Annals of Botany

P ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 9040 words.

Background and Aims The impact of evolutionary forces on insular systems is particularly exacerbated by the remoteness of islands, strong founder effects, small population size and the...

The Impact of Biochemistry vs. Population Membership on Floral Scent Profiles in Colour Polymorphic Hesperis matronalis

Cassie J. Majetic, Robert A. Raguso and Tia-Lynn Ashman.

in Annals of Botany

December 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7960 words.

Background and Aims

Studies of floral scent evolution often attribute variation in floral scent to differences in pollinator behaviour, ignoring the...

Genetic consequences of anagenetic speciation in Acer okamotoanum (Sapindaceae) on Ullung Island, Korea

Koji Takayama, Byung-Yun Sun and Tod F. Stuessy.

in Annals of Botany

February 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6246 words.

Background and Aim

Anagenesis (also known as phyletic speciation) is an important process of speciation in endemic species of oceanic islands. We...

One hundred and twenty-five years of the Annals of Botany. Part 1: the first 50 years (1887–1936)

Michael B. Jackson.

in Annals of Botany

January 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 14483 words.

Background The Annals of Botany is a peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing papers on a wide range of topics in plant biology. It first appeared in 1887, making it the...

Inter- and Intra-specific Variation among Five Erythroxylum Taxa Assessed by AFLP

EMANUEL L. JOHNSON, DAPENG ZHANG and STEPHEN D. EMCHE.

in Annals of Botany

March 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5299 words.

Background and Aims The four cultivated Erythroxylum taxa (E. coca var. coca, E. novogranatense var. novogranatense, E. coca var. ipadu and E. novogranatense var. truxillense) are...

Intraspecific karyotypic polymorphism is highly concordant with allozyme variation in Lysimachia mauritiana (Primulaceae: Myrsinoideae) in Taiwan: implications for the colonization history and dispersal patterns of coastal plants

Yoshiko Kono, Kuo-Fang Chung, Chih-Hui Chen, Yoshikazu Hoshi, Hiroaki Setoguchi, Chang-Hung Chou, Kazuo Oginuma and Ching-I Peng.

in Annals of Botany

November 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 10597 words.

Background and Aims

Investigating intraspecific karyotypic and genetic variations jointly can provide unique insights into how historical, ecological and...

Transatlantic invasion routes and adaptive potential in North American populations of the invasive glossy buckthorn, Frangula alnus

Hanne De Kort, Joachim Mergeay, Hans Jacquemyn and Olivier Honnay.

in Annals of Botany

November 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8286 words.

Background and Aims Many invasive species severely threaten native biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. One of the most prominent questions in invasion genetics is how...

Size and heterozygosity influence partner selection in the Formosan subterranean termite

Claudia Husseneder and Dawn M. Simms.

in Behavioral Ecology

January 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 7761 words.

In monogamous species that exhibit extensive biparental investment, such as termites, both sexes are predicted to be selective when choosing a mate. Size-related traits are expected to be...

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IGVBrowser–a genomic variation resource from diverse Indian populations

Ankita Narang, Rishi Das Roy, Amit Chaurasia, Arijit Mukhopadhyay, Mitali Mukerji and Debasis Dash.

in Database

P ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology. 1436 words.

The Indian Genome Variation Consortium (IGVC) project, an initiative of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, has been the first large-scale comprehensive study of the Indian...

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Microevolution of a Zoonotic Helicobacter Population Colonizing the Stomach of a Human Host before and after Failed Treatment

Thomas Schott, Pradeep Kumar Kondadi, Marja-Liisa Hänninen and Mirko Rossi.

in Genome Biology and Evolution

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 3613 words.

To investigate the microevolution of Helicobacter bizzozeronii in the human stomach, comparative genomics of antrum-derived populations, obtained 3 months before (T 0) and 6...

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Ectopic expression of LEAFY COTYLEDON1-LIKE gene and localized auxin accumulation mark embryogenic competence in epiphyllous plants of Helianthus annuus × H. tuberosus

A. Chiappetta, M. Fambrini, M. Petrarulo, F. Rapparini, V. Michelotti, L. Bruno, M. Greco, R. Baraldi, M. Salvini, C. Pugliesi and M. B. Bitonti.

in Annals of Botany

March 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7082 words.

Background and Aims

The clone EMB-2 of the interspecific hybrid Helianthus annuus × H. tuberosus provides an interesting system to study molecular and...