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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


The evolution of endemism: from population differentiation to species divergence

John D. Thompson

in Plant Evolution in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515340
eISBN:
9780191705687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515340.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter examines the evolutionary processes acting on population variation and species divergence in relation to regional history, in order to illustrate the diverse mechanisms which have shaped ... More


Evolutionary correlates of sex-determination systems

Leo W. Beukeboom and Nicolas Perrin

in The Evolution of Sex Determination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199657148
eISBN:
9780191748103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657148.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Sex-determination systems have profound consequences on the biology of organisms, affecting many aspects of their life histories. Certain sex-determination systems may affect the evolution of ... More


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