Evolution of genome size across some cultivated Allium species.

@article{Ricroch2005EvolutionOG,
  title={Evolution of genome size across some cultivated Allium species.},
  author={A. Ricroch and R. Yockteng and S. Brown and S. Nadot},
  journal={Genome},
  year={2005},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={
          511-20
        }
}
  • A. Ricroch, R. Yockteng, +1 author S. Nadot
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Genome
  • Allium L. (Alliaceae), a genus of major economic importance, exhibits a great diversity in various morphological characters and particularly in life form, with bulbs and rhizomes. Allium species show variation in several cytogenetic characters such as basic chromosome number, ploidy level, and genome size. The purpose of the present investigation was to study the evolution of nuclear DNA amount, GC content, and life form. A phylogenetic approach was used on a sample of 30 Allium species… CONTINUE READING

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