Ross C. Johnson

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The genome-wide scan for selection is an important method for identifying loci involved in adaptive evolution. However, theory that underlies standard scans for selection assumes a simple mutation model. In particular, recurrent mutation of the selective target is not considered. Although this assumption is reasonable for single-nucleotide variants (SNVs),(More)
RESEARCH S afflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) is an ancient crop with numerous past and present uses (Li and Mündel, 1996). Traditionally saffl ower was grown for its fl owers, which were used as a fabric dye, and for food coloring, fl avoring, and medicinal purposes. Today, seeds are the major plant part used, resulting in a high quality edible and(More)
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