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Diversification rates and chromosome evolution in the most diverse angiosperm genus of the temperate zone (Carex, Cyperaceae).
The sedge family (Cyperaceae: Poales; ca. 5600 spp.) is a hyperdiverse cosmopolitan group with centres of species diversity in Africa, Australia, eastern Asia, North America, and the Neotropics.Expand
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Phylogeny, Species Richness, and Ecological Specialization in Cyperaceae Tribe Cariceae
Cyperaceae tribe Cariceae is characterized by both species richness and habitat diversity, making it an ideal system to study ecological specialization and niche differentiation. We present aExpand
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Phylogenetic Relationships in Tribe Cariceae (Cyperaceae) Based on Nested Analyses of Four Molecular Data Sets
Phylogenelic reconstruction for Carex and relatives in tribe Cariceae is complicated by species richness and nearly cosmopolitan distribution. In this investigation, our main objective was toExpand
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Genetic variation within and between two cultivars of red clover (Trifolium pratense L.): Comparisons of morphological, isozyme, and RAPD markers
SummaryMorphological, isozyme and random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) markers were used to estimate genetic variation within and between cultivars of red clover (Trifolium pratense L.), anExpand
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The role of dispersal in shaping plant community composition of wetlands within an old-growth forest
Summary 1. Dispersal ability can influence the importance of dispersal relative to other processes organizing metacommunities,suchasspeciessortingamonghabitatsalongenvironmental gradients. 2. WeExpand
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Genetic variation among cultivars of red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) detected by RAPD markers amplified from bulk genomic DNA
SummaryThe use of random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) markers obtained from bulked samples was investigated for cultivar identification in red clover. Pooled samples were examined in order toExpand
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The seed bank in an old-growth, temperate deciduous forest
We assessed the size and composition of the seed bank in 31 plots representing a range of habitats within an old-growth, temperate deciduous forest at Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada. We identifiedExpand
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The comparative evidence relating to functional and neutral interpretations of biological communities.
Neutral and functional theories provide rival interpretations of community patterns involving distribution, abundance, and diversity. One group of patterns describes the overall properties of speciesExpand
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Environmental heterogeneity and species diversity of forest sedges.
Summary 1 A field experiment was designed to investigate the relationship between environmental heterogeneity and species diversity in a group of sedges (Cyperaceae: Carex) growing in old-growthExpand
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Germination and establishment of forest sedges (Carex, Cyperaceae): tests for home-site advantage and effects of leaf litter.
We investigated aspects of germination and seedling establishment that might influence the distribution and diversity of Carex species growing in the forest understory. We tested the ability of CarexExpand
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