Polyploidy: Pitfalls and paths to a paradigm.

June 17th, 2016
Soltis, D. E., C. J. Visger, D. B. Marchant, and P. S. Soltis. 2016. Polyploidy: Pitfalls and paths to a paradigm. Am. J. Bot., doi: 10.3732/ajb.1500501. [View on publisher’s site]

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A New Resource for the Development of SSR Markers: Millions of Loci from a Thousand Plant Transcriptomes

June 17th, 2016

Figure 1 from Hodel et al. 2016

Hodel, R. G. J., M. A. Gitzendanner, C. C. Germain-Aubrey, X. Liu, A. A. Crowl, M. Sun, J. B. Landis, M. C. Segovia-Salcedo, N. A. Douglas, S. Chen, D. E. Soltis, and P. S. Soltis. 2016. A New Resource for the Development of SSR Markers: Millions of Loci from a Thousand Plant Transcriptomes. Applications in Plant Sciences 1600024. [View on publisher’s site]
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The Report of My Death was an Exaggeration: A Review for Researchers Using Microsatellites in the 21st Century

June 17th, 2016
Hodel, R. G. J., M. C. Segovia-Salcedo, J. B. Landis, A. A. Crowl, M. Sun, X. Liu, M. A. Gitzendanner, N. A. Douglas, C. C. Germain-Aubrey, S. Chen, D. E. Soltis, and P. S. Soltis. 2016. The Report of My Death was an Exaggeration: A Review for Researchers Using Microsatellites in the 21st Century. Applications in Plant Sciences 1600025. [View on publisher’s site]

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Comparative phylogeography of black mangroves (Avicennia germinans) and red mangroves (Rhizophora mangle) in Florida: Testing the maritime discontinuity in coastal plants.

April 29th, 2016
Figure 2 of Hodel et al.

Figure 2 from Hodel et al 2016, showing structure of genetic diversity in black and red mangroves

Hodel, R. G. J., M. B. de S. Cortez, P. S. Soltis, and D. E. Soltis. 2016. Comparative phylogeography of black mangroves (Avicennia germinans) and red mangroves (Rhizophora mangle) in Florida: Testing the maritime discontinuity in coastal plants. Am. J. Bot. 103:730–739. [View on publisher’s site]

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An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG IV

April 18th, 2016
The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. 2016. An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG IV. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 181:1–20. [View on publisher’s site]

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Evolving Ideas on the Origin and Evolution of Flowers: New Perspectives in the Genomic Era

April 18th, 2016

Chanderbali, A. S., B. A. Berger, D. G. Howarth, P. S. Soltis, and D. E. Soltis. 2016. Evolving Ideas on the Origin and Evolution of Flowers: New Perspectives in the Genomic Era. Genetics 202:1255–1265. [View on publisher’s site]
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Polyploidy and the proteome

March 30th, 2016
Soltis, D. E., B. B. Misra, S. Shan, S. Chen, and P. S. Soltis. 2016. Polyploidy and the proteome. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) – Proteins and Proteomics, doi: 10.1016/j.bbapap.2016.03.010. [View on publisher’s site]

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The antiquity of Cyclocarya paliurus (Juglandaceae) provides new insights into the evolution of relict plants in subtropical China since the late Early Miocene.

March 30th, 2016
Kou, Y., S. Cheng, S. Tian, B. Li, D. Fan, Y. Chen, D. E. Soltis, P. S. Soltis, and Z. Zhang. 2016. The antiquity of Cyclocarya paliurus (Juglandaceae) provides new insights into the evolution of relict plants in subtropical China since the late Early Miocene. J. Biogeogr. 43:351–360. [View on publisher’s site]

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Are Microsatellite Fragment Lengths Useful for Population-Level Studies? The Case of Polygala lewtonii (Polygalaceae)

March 4th, 2016

Germain-Aubrey, C. C., C. Nelson, D. E. Soltis, P. S. Soltis, and M. A. Gitzendanner. 2016. Are Microsatellite Fragment Lengths Useful for Population-Level Studies? The Case of Polygala lewtonii (Polygalaceae). Applications in Plant Sciences 4:1500115. [View on publisher’s site]

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Phylogenomic and structural analyses of 18 complete plastomes across nearly all families of early-diverging eudicots, including an angiosperm-wide analysis of IR gene content evolution

March 4th, 2016
Comparison of gene content in IR among 18 early-diverging eudicot plastomes.

Comparison of gene content in IR among 18 early-diverging eudicot plastomes. From Sun et al. 2016.

Sun, Y., M. J. Moore, S. Zhang, P. S. Soltis, D. E. Soltis, T. Zhao, A. Meng, X. Li, J. Li, and H. Wang. 2016. Phylogenomic and structural analyses of 18 complete plastomes across nearly all families of early-diverging eudicots, including an angiosperm-wide analysis of IR gene content evolution. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 96:93–101. [View on publisher’s site]
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