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The genome of woodland strawberry (Fragaria vesca)
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New phylogenetic analysis of 154 protein-coding genes suggests that assignment of Populus to Malvidae, rather than Fabidae, is warranted, and macrosyntenic relationships between Fragaria and Prunus predict a hypothetical ancestral Rosaceae genome that had nine chromosomes. Expand
Phylogeny and classification of Pinus
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The cpDNA tree plus evidence from nuclear ribosomal DNA and morphology to propose a new classification for the genus Pinus, allowing for the delineation of two subgenera, each with two sections that form sister groups. Expand
Navigating the tip of the genomic iceberg: Next-generation sequencing for plant systematics.
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The utility of genome skimming is demonstrated through phylogenetic analysis of the Sonoran Desert clade (SDC) of Asclepias (Apocynaceae) and the effect of divergence on reference-guided plastome assembly is addressed. Expand
Molecular phylogenetics of the clover genus (Trifolium--Leguminosae).
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The monophyly of Trifolium is confirmed, a new infrageneric classification of the genus is proposed, and a single origin of all North and South American species is hypothesized, while the species of sub-Saharan Africa may originate from three separate dispersal events. Expand
Fossil calibration of molecular divergence infers a moderate mutation rate and recent radiations for pinus.
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By extending the sampling to encompass the phylogenetic diversity of Pinus, it is predicted that most extant subsections diverged during the Miocene and that further refinements in age and mutation rate estimates will require a synthetic examination of pine fossil history. Expand
The genome of Eucalyptus grandis
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Of 36,376 predicted protein-coding genes, 34% occur in tandem duplications, the largest proportion thus far in plant genomes, which shows the highest diversity of genes for specialized metabolites such as terpenes that act as chemical defence and provide unique pharmaceutical oils. Expand
Increasing phylogenetic resolution at low taxonomic levels using massively parallel sequencing of chloroplast genomes
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Plastome sequencing is now an efficient option for increasing phylogenetic resolution at lower taxonomic levels in plant phylogenetic and population genetic analyses, and with continuing improvements in sequencing capacity, the strategies herein should revolutionize efforts requiring dense taxon and character sampling. Expand
Multiplex sequencing of plant chloroplast genomes using Solexa sequencing-by-synthesis technology
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To gain maximal access to the historical record contained within chloroplast genomes, multiplex sequencing-by-synthesis (MSBS) is adapted to simultaneously sequence multiple genomes using the Illumina Genome Analyzer. Expand
Contributions of PCR-Based Methods to Plant Systematics and Evolutionary Biology
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There are many other techniques aside from DNA sequencing in which PCR is appropriate and extremely useful, and these applications of PCR in plant systematics are reviewed. Expand
Evolutionary Origins and Dynamics of Octoploid Strawberry Subgenomes Revealed by Dense Targeted Capture Linkage Maps
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Dense linkage maps generated with targeted sequence capture are used to improve the diploid strawberry reference genome and to disentangle the subgenomes of the wild octoploid progenitors of cultivated strawberry, Fragaria virginiana and Fragaria chiloensis. Expand
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