Correction: A Genome Scan for Genes Underlying Microgeographic-Scale Local Adaptation in a Wild Arabidopsis Species

  title={Correction: A Genome Scan for Genes Underlying Microgeographic-Scale Local Adaptation in a Wild Arabidopsis Species},
  author={Shosei Kubota and Takaya Iwasaki and Kousuke Hanada and Atsushi J. Nagano and Asao Fujiyama and Atsushi Toyoda and Sumio Sugano and Yutaka Suzuki and Kouki Hikosaka and Motomi Ito and Shin-ichi Morinaga},
  journal={PLoS Genetics},
Adaptive divergence at the microgeographic scale has been generally disregarded because high gene flow is expected to disrupt local adaptation. Yet, growing number of studies reporting adaptive divergence at a small spatial scale highlight the importance of this process in evolutionary biology. To investigate the genetic basis of microgeographic local adaptation, we conducted a genome-wide scan among sets of continuously distributed populations of Arabidopsis halleri subsp. gemmifera that show… 
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