The Role of Chromosomal Change in Plant Evolution by Donald A. Levin

The Role of Chromosomal Change in Plant Evolution

byDonald A. Levin

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The application of new molecular technology has greatly increased our understanding of the role of chromosomal change in plant evolution. There is now a broad database on genome size variation within and among species and a wide array of nuclear and cytoplasmic genetic markers. There is avariety of literatures addressing this subject but much of it is scattered. This book created a contemporary synthesis or work in this area and addresses issues such as herogeneity, polyploidy, chromosomal rearrangements within species and phenotypic consequences of chromosome doubling.

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Donald A. Levin is at University of Texas, Austin.
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Title:The Role of Chromosomal Change in Plant EvolutionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 6.1 × 9.21 × 0.71 inPublished:November 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195138600

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1. Heterogeneity in Genome Size2. Chromosomal Rearrangements within Species3. Euploid and Aneuploid Diversification within Genera4. Chromosomal Barriers to Interspecific Gene Exchange5. Permanent Translocation Heterozygosity6. Polyploidy: Incidence, Types, and Modes of Establishment7. Phenotypic Consequences of Chromosome Doubling8. Chromosomal and Genetic Consequences of Chromosome Doubling9. The Evolution of Polyploid LineagesBibliographyIndex