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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Genetic diversity and floral width variation in introduced and native populations of a long-lived woody perennial

Jane C. Stout, Karl J. Duffy, Paul A. Egan, Maeve Harbourne and Trevor R. Hodkinson.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Pathology and Diseases; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution. 6206 words.

Populations of introduced species in their new environments are expected to differ from native populations, due to processes such as genetic drift, founder effects and local adaptation,...

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High genetic diversity in a threatened clonal species, Cypripedium calceolus (Orchidaceae), enables long-term stability of the species in different biogeographical regions in Estonia

Roberta Gargiulo, Aigi Ilves, Tanel Kaart, Michael F Fay and Tiiu Kull.

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. 6240 words.

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In plants capable of clonal reproduction, demographic and ecological investigations are essential for understanding the factors contributing to...

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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