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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 Variability and Founder Effect in the Pitcher Plant Sarracenia purpurea (Sarraceniaceae) in Populations Introduced into Switzerland: from Inbreeding to Invasion

CHRISTIAN PARISOD, CHARLOTTE TRIPPI and NICOLE GALLAND.

in Annals of Botany

January 2005; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7693 words.

Background and Aims The long-lived and mainly outcrossing species Sarracenia purpurea has been introduced into Switzerland and become invasive. This creates the opportunity to study...

Comparison of sequence variants in transcriptomic control regions across 17 mouse genomes

Cao Nguyen, Abdul Baten and Grant Morahan.

in Database

P ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology. 3514 words.

The laboratory mouse is the most widely used mammalian model organism in biomedical research, so a thorough annotation of functional variation in the mouse genome would be of significant...

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A novel multi-alignment pipeline for high-throughput sequencing data

Shunping Huang, James Holt, Chia-Yu Kao, Leonard McMillan and Wei Wang.

in Database

P ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology. 6617 words.

Mapping reads to a reference sequence is a common step when analyzing allele effects in high-throughput sequencing data. The choice of reference is critical because its effect on...

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Social transmission of maladaptive information in the guppy

Kevin N. Laland and Kerry Williams.

in Behavioral Ecology

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

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

Many animals are capable of learning from others, a process referred to as social learning. There is little doubt that a capacity for social learning is an adaptation and that it typically...

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Home range size and overlap in female root voles: effects of season and density

Katrine S. Hoset, Jean-François Le Galliard, Gry Gundersen and Harald Steen.

in Behavioral Ecology

January 2008; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5364 words.

In small mammals living in highly seasonal environments, observational studies show that female home range size and exclusiveness are smaller in the nonbreeding winter season than in the...

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Matrilineal kin clusters and their effect on reproductive success in the field vole Microtus agrestis

J. Pasenhu, J. Viitala, T. Marienberg and S. Ritvanen.

in Behavioral Ecology

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

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

Kin dusters of philopatric females are thought to form the basic social organization of breeding females in various vole species. The spatial association between young breeding females and...

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Inhibition of optimal behavior by social transmission in the guppy depends on shoaling

Lucy Bates and Jackie Chappell.

in Behavioral Ecology

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4348 words.

Previous research has suggested social learning of foraging behavior can inhibit learning of the optimal behavior pattern. Based on their transmission chain design, we used small groups...

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Genetic Diversity of Hibiscus tiliaceus (Malvaceae) in China Assessed using AFLP Markers

TIAN TANG, YANG ZHONG, SHUGUANG JIAN and SUHUA SHI.

in Annals of Botany

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 3615 words.

Amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers were used to investigate the genetic variations within and among nine natural populations of Hibiscus tiliaceus in China....

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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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.

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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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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...