Insights and benefits from monocot palaeobiology: DNA, fossils and phylogenetic analyses

@inproceedings{Smith2015InsightsAB,
  title={Insights and benefits from monocot palaeobiology: DNA, fossils and phylogenetic analyses},
  author={Selena Y Smith and Mar{\'i}a A. Gandolfo},
  year={2015}
}
In the last decade, there has been an increase in the integration of fossil data with molecular studies to answer critical questions on the origin, diversification and relationships of various plant groups and for the calibration of the tree of life. This is because the fossil record holds unique and considerable power for addressing these questions as fossils provide solid data on the presence, absence and distribution of taxa over the course of the history of the Earth. From them, it is… CONTINUE READING

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