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Plant genomes

Denis J. Murphy

in People, Plants and Genes: The Story of Crops and Humanity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199207145
eISBN:
9780191708893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207145.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter looks at plant genomes, especially those unusual aspects of their organization that have enabled some species to adapt so successfully to cultivation by humans. Vavilov and others ... More


Evolution in Space

Michael Heads

in Molecular Panbiogeography of the Tropics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271968
eISBN:
9780520951808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271968.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The main processes in biogeography are phylogenetic differentiation by vicariance, range expansion by normal ecological dispersal, and, in some cases, sympatric differentiation. Chance dispersal and ... More


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