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Plant diversity and evolution [electronic resource] : genotypic and phenotypic variation in higher plants / edited by Robert J. Henry.

Author/Creator:
Henry, Robert J.
Publication:
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI Pub., c2005.
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Book
1 online resource (340 p.)
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Subjects:
Plant diversity.
Plants -- Evolution.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
An understanding of plant diversity at both the genome and phenome level is important for both biodiversity conservation and plant breeding. Recent advances in genomics have also resulted in a growth of the subject of plant functional genomics.
Contents:
Plant Diversity and Evolution Genotypic and Phenotypic Variation in Higher Plants; Contents; Contributors; 1. Importance of plant diversity; 2. Relationships between the families of flowering plants; 3. Diversity and evolution of gymnosperms; 4. Chloroplast genomes of plants; 5. The mitochondrial genome of higher plants: a target for natural adaptation; 6. Reticulate evolution in higher plants; 7. Polyploidy and evolution in plants; 8. Crucifer evolution in the post-genomic era; 9. Genetic variation in plant populations: assessing cause and pattern; 10. Evolution of the flower
11. Diversity in plant cell walls12. Diversity in secondary metabolism in plants; 13 Ecological importance of species diversity; 14. Genomic diversity in nature and domestication; 15. Conserving genetic diversity in plants of environmental, social or economic importance; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
1-280-90834-3
9786610908349
0-85199-069-X
OCLC:
437183008