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Genetic Data Analysis II. Methods for Discrete Population Genentic Data
Mistletoe lacks an author’s index, limiting the value of the book for anyone looking for specific papers, and will be of value to ethnobotanists, anyone interested in alternative medicines, and students of mistletoes and parasitic plants. Expand
Comparative population genomics of maize domestication and improvement
A comprehensive assessment of the evolution of modern maize based on the genome-wide resequencing of 75 wild, landrace and improved maize lines finds evidence of recovery of diversity after domestication, likely introgression from wild relatives, and evidence for stronger selection during domestication than improvement. Expand
A First-Generation Haplotype Map of Maize
A survey of genetic diversity in maize found hundreds of selective sweeps and highly differentiated regions that probably contain loci that are key to geographic adaptation and provide a foundation for uniting breeding efforts across the world and for dissecting complex traits through genome-wide association studies. Expand
Maize HapMap2 identifies extant variation from a genome in flux
It is found that structural variations are pervasive in the Z. mays genome and are enriched at loci associated with important traits and the larger Tripsacum genome can be explained by transposable element abundance rather than an allopolyploid origin. Expand
Patterns of Polymorphism and Demographic History in Natural Populations of Arabidopsis lyrata
Nucleotide diversity in six natural populations of Arabidopsis lyrata was studied, finding evidence of population divergence over the past 19,000 to 47,000 years involving non-equilibrium demographic events that reduced the effective size of most populations. Expand
Improved maize reference genome with single-molecule technologies
The assembly and annotation of a reference genome of maize is reported, using single-molecule real-time sequencing and high-resolution optical mapping to identify transposable element lineage expansions that are unique to maize. Expand
Comparative analysis of tandem repeats from hundreds of species reveals unique insights into centromere evolution
The results indicate that tandem repeats are highly prevalent at centromeres of both animal and plant genomes, which suggests a functional role for such repeats, perhaps in promoting concerted evolution of centromere DNA across chromosomes. Expand
Patterns of Population Structure and Environmental Associations to Aridity Across the Range of Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda L., Pinaceae)
Natural populations of forest trees exhibit striking phenotypic adaptations to diverse environmental gradients, thereby making them appealing subjects for the study of genes underlying ecologicallyExpand
Genetic Architecture of Maize Kernel Composition in the Nested Association Mapping and Inbred Association Panels1[W]
Joint-linkage quantitative trait locus mapping and genome-wide association studies for kernel starch, protein, and oil in the maize nested association mapping population, composed of 25 recombinant inbred line families derived from diverse inbred lines, revealed that the genetic architecture of kernel composition traits is controlled by 21–26 quantitative traits loci. Expand
Genetic signals of origin, spread, and introgression in a large sample of maize landraces
It is found that gene flow between maize and its wild relatives meaningfully impacts the authors' inference of geographic origins, and differentiation from inferred ancestral gene frequencies is obtained that is fully consistent with current ecological, archeological, and genetic data concerning the geography of early maize cultivation. Expand