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Genetic Patterns of Domestication in Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) and Wild Cajanus Relatives
Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan) is an annual or short-lived perennial food legume of acute regional importance, providing significant protein to the human diet in less developed regions of Asia and Africa.Expand
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Frequency and Microenvironmental Pattern of Selection on Plastic Shade‐Avoidance Traits in a Natural Population of Impatiens capensis
The frequency and predictability of different selective environments are important parameters in models for the evolution of plasticity but have rarely been measured empirically in naturalExpand
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Rootstocks: Diversity, Domestication, and Impacts on Shoot Phenotypes.
Grafting is an ancient agricultural practice that joins the root system (rootstock) of one plant to the shoot (scion) of another. It is most commonly employed in woody perennial crops to indirectlyExpand
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Genomic Analysis of Differentiation between Soil Types Reveals Candidate Genes for Local Adaptation in Arabidopsis lyrata
Serpentine soil, which is naturally high in heavy metal content and has low calcium to magnesium ratios, comprises a difficult environment for most plants. An impressive number of species are endemicExpand
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A novel social polymorphism in a primitively eusocial bee
Halictine sweat bees (Hymenoptera, Halictidae) are model organisms for the evolution of altruism, reproductive castes, and eusocial colony organization. Halictine social behavior is not onlyExpand
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Dispersal biology of Liatris scariosa var. novae-angliae (Asteraceae), a rare New England grassland perennial.
Propagule dispersal biology is a crucial avenue of research for rare plant species, especially those adapted to disturbance, such as northern blazing star (Liatris scariosa var. novae-angliae), aExpand
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Conclusions about Niche Expansion in Introduced Impatiens walleriana Populations Depend on Method of Analysis
Determining the degree to which climate niches are conserved across plant species' native and introduced ranges is valuable to developing successful strategies to limit the introduction and spread ofExpand
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Genetic Diversity and Demographic History of Cajanus spp. Illustrated from Genome-Wide SNPs
Understanding genetic structure of Cajanus spp. is essential for achieving genetic improvement by quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping or association studies and use of selected markers throughExpand
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Back to the wilds: tapping evolutionary adaptations for resilient crops through systematic hybridization with crop wild relatives.
The genetic diversity of our crop plants has been substantially reduced during the process of domestication and breeding. This reduction in diversity necessarily constrains our ability to expand aExpand
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Sweet drinks are made of this: conservation genetics of an endemic palm species from the Dominican Republic.
Pseudophoenix ekmanii is a threatened palm species endemic to the Dominican Republic. Sap from trees is extracted to make a local drink; once they are tapped the individual usually dies. Plants areExpand
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