Working with the Tree of Life in Comparative Studies: How to Build and Tailor Phylogenies to Interspecific Datasets

@inproceedings{Garamszegi2014WorkingWT,
  title={Working with the Tree of Life in Comparative Studies: How to Build and Tailor Phylogenies to Interspecific Datasets},
  author={L{\'a}szl{\'o} Zsolt Garamszegi and Alejandro Gonzalez-Voyer},
  year={2014}
}
All comparative analyses rely on at least one phylogenetic hypothesis. However, the reconstruction of the evolutionary history of species is not the primary aim of these studies. In fact, it is rarely the case that a well-resolved, fully matching phylogeny is available for the interspecific trait data at hand. Therefore, phylogenetic information usually needs to be combined across various sources that often rely on different approaches and different markers for the phylogenetic reconstruction… Expand
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