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The Role of Chromosomal Change in Plant Evolution

Series: Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution (OSEE)

By: Donald A Levin

230 pages, Plates, figs, tabs, maps

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #132101 | ISBN: 0195138600
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Hardback | Dec 2002 | #132102 | ISBN: 0195138597
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About this book

Contains a synthesis of work in this area and addresses issues such as heterogeneity, polyploidy, chromosomal rearrangements within species and phenotypic consequences of chromosome doubling.

... provides researchers and students alike with overview of the present state of research on chromosome evolution in plants ... a valuable reference. BioEssays


Contents

1. Heterogeneity in Genome Size 3; 2. Chromosomal Rearrangements within Species; 3. Euploid and Aneuploid Diversification within Genera; 4. Chromosomal Barriers to Interspecific Gene Exchange; 5. Permanent Translocation Heterozygosity; 6. Polyploidy:Incidence, Types, and Modes of Establishment; 7. Phenotypic Consequences of Chromosomal Doubling; 8. Chromosomal and Genetic Consequences of Chromosome Doubling; 9. The Evolution of Polyploid Lineages

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