Global versus Chinese perspectives on the phylogeny of the N‐fixing clade

  title={Global versus Chinese perspectives on the phylogeny of the N‐fixing clade},
  author={Hong‐Lei Li and Wei Wang and Rui-Qi Li and Jing-Bo Zhang and Miao-miao Sun and Rehan Naeem and Junyan Su and Xiaoguo Xiang and Peter E. Mortimer and De-Zhu Li and Kevin David Hyde and Jianchu Xu and Douglas E. Soltis and Pamela S. Soltis and Jianhua Li and Shouzhou Zhang and Hong Wu and Zhiduan Chen and An‐ming Lu},
  journal={Journal of Systematics and Evolution},
There has been increasing interest in integrating a regional tree of life with community assembly rules in the ecological research. This raises questions regarding the impacts of taxon sampling strategies at the regional versus global scales on the topology. To address this concern, we constructed two trees for the nitrogen‐fixing clade: (i) a genus‐level global tree including 1023 genera; and (ii) a regional tree comprising 303 genera, with taxon sampling limited to China. We used the… 
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