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Flowering Plant Families of the World
This updated and revised successor to a classic book, Flowering Plants of the World is an authoritative, fascinating introduction to the Earth's most colourful flora comprising comprehensive accounts of more than 500 flowering plant families. Expand
Evolution of functional diversity in the cupin superfamily.
This review discusses the advantages of this particular scaffold and provides an evolutionary analysis of 18 different subclasses within the cupin superfamily. Expand
Phylogeny of Pelargonium (Geraniaceae) based on DNA sequences from three genomes
Pelargonium was found to consist of five main clades, some with contrasting evolutionary patterns with respect to biogeographic distributions, dispersal capacity, pollination biology and karyological diversification. Expand
Cylindrocladium buxicola, a new species affecting Buxus spp., and its phylogenetic status.
A leaf and twig blight disease of Buxus spp. was found to be associated with a new species of Cylindrocladium. The novel species status was confirmed using morphological characters, sequencing of theExpand
Development of a PCR-based assay for rapid and reliable identification of pathogenic Fusaria.
A fluorescent-based polymerase chain reaction assay that allows for rapid and reliable identification of five toxigenic and pathogenic Fusarium species and reduces the potential for exposure to carcinogenic chemicals as it substitutes the use of fluorescent dyes in place of ethidium bromide. Expand
An assessment of suprageneric phylogeny inCyperaceae usingrbcL DNA sequences
The phylogeny of suprageneric groups inCyperaceae has been examined by cladistic analysis ofrbcL sequence data of 80 species in 40 genera. The results support the family as monophyletic and derivedExpand
Phyloclimatic modeling: combining phylogenetics and bioclimatic modeling.
This is the first study to attempt bioclimatic projections on evolutionary time scales and demonstrates that Phyloclimatics modeling could be repeated for other plant groups and is fundamental to the understanding of evolutionary responses to climate change. Expand