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A physical, genetic and functional sequence assembly of the barley genome
An integrated and ordered physical, genetic and functional sequence resource that describes the barley gene-space in a structured whole-genome context and suggests that post-transcriptional processing forms an important regulatory layer. Expand
Toward reconstructing the evolution of advanced moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia): an initial molecular study
The results corroborate the broad outlines of the current working phylogenetic hypothesis for Ditrysia, demonstrate that some prominent features of that hypothesis, including the position of the butterflies, need revision, and resolve the majority of family and subfamily relationships within superfamilies as thus far sampled. Expand
A Large-Scale, Higher-Level, Molecular Phylogenetic Study of the Insect Order Lepidoptera (Moths and Butterflies)
This study highlights the challenge of finding optimal topologies when analyzing hundreds of taxa and shows that some nodes get strong support only when analysis is restricted to nonsynonymous change, while total change is necessary for strong support of others. Expand
Can Deliberately Incomplete Gene Sample Augmentation Improve a Phylogeny Estimate for the Advanced Moths and Butterflies (Hexapoda: Lepidoptera)?
This node (Gelechioidea + Apoditrysia), tentatively proposed by previous authors on the basis of four morphological synapomorphies, is the first major subset of ditrysian superfamilies to receive strong statistical support in any phylogenetic study. Expand
Order Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758. In : Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness
This dissertation aims to provide a history of web exceptionalism from 1989 to 2002, a period chosen in order to explore its roots as well as specific cases up to and including the year in which descriptions of “Web 2.0” began to circulate. Expand
A Molecular Phylogeny for the Leaf-Roller Moths (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and Its Implications for Classification and Life History Evolution
The first robustly supported phylogeny for Tortricidae is presented and a revised classification in which all of the sampled tribes are now monophyletic is presented, consistent with a hypothesized Gondwanan origin for the family. Expand
Biology, Identification, and History of the Light Brown Apple Moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Archipini) in California: An Example of the Importance of Local Faunal
Pheromone trapping efforts in California provide circumstantial evidence that LBAM arrived in California only recently, and previous surveys in California over the past 40 years, for LBAM in particular and for Lepidoptera in general, failed to detect this species. Expand
Exome sequencing of geographically diverse barley landraces and wild relatives gives insights into environmental adaptation
After domestication, during a process of widespread range extension, barley adapted to a broad spectrum of agricultural environments and appears to have substantially contributed to range-wide ecogeographical adaptation, but many factors key to regional success remain unidentified. Expand
Sea-to-air transfer of surface-active organic compounds by bursting bubbles
The bubble transport of natural surfactant materials from seawater to the air-water interface and to the air is investigated experimentally by a radiotracer test system. We have studied the rates atExpand