Genetic isolation by distance in Arabidopsis thaliana: biogeography and postglacial colonization of Europe

@article{Sharbel2000GeneticIB,
  title={Genetic isolation by distance in Arabidopsis thaliana: biogeography and postglacial colonization of Europe},
  author={Timothy F. Sharbel and Bernhard Haubold and Thomas Mitchell-Olds},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2000},
  volume={9}
}
Arabidopsis thaliana provides a useful model system for functional, evolutionary and ecological studies in plant biology. We have analysed natural genetic variation in A. thaliana in order to infer its biogeographical and historical distribution across Eurasia. We analysed 79 amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers in 142 accessions from the species’ native range, and found highly significant genetic isolation by distance among A. thaliana accessions from Eurasia and southern… 
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