Evolution of allometry in antirrhinum.

@article{Feng2009EvolutionOA,
  title={Evolution of allometry in antirrhinum.},
  author={Xianzhong Feng and Yvette Wilson and Jennifer A Bowers and Richard Kennaway and Andrew Bangham and Andrew H Hannah and Enrico Coen and A. Hudson},
  journal={The Plant cell},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 10},
  pages={2999-3007}
}
Correlated variation in shape and size (allometry) is a major component of natural diversity. We examined the evolutionary and genetic basis for allometry using leaves and flower petals of snapdragon species (Antirrhinum). A computational method was developed to capture shape and size variation in both types of organ within the Antirrhinum species group. The results show that the major component of variation between species involves positively correlated changes in leaf and petal size. The… CONTINUE READING

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