Evolution of genome size inAllium (Alliaceae)

@article{Ohri2004EvolutionOG,
  title={Evolution of genome size inAllium (Alliaceae)},
  author={Deepak Ohri and Reinhard M. Fritsch and Peter Hanelt},
  journal={Plant Systematics and Evolution},
  year={2004},
  volume={210},
  pages={57-86}
}
The 4C DNA amounts of 86 species fromAllium subgg.Allium, Rhizirideum, Bromatorrhiza, Melanocrommyum, Caloscordum andAmerallium show a 8.35-fold difference ranging from 35.60 pg (A. ledebourianum, 2n = 16) to 297.13 pg (A. validum 2n = 56). At diploid level the difference is 3.57-fold betweenA. ledebourianum (35.60 pg) andA. ursinum (127.14 pg). This shows that a significant loss and/or gain of DNA has occurred during evolution. On average subgg.Rhizirideum andAllium have less DNA amount than… Expand

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