Botanists have developed an integrated approach to identify differences between closely related species.
The study fills a gap in knowledge in the effects of nuclear DNA size in single-cell algae and protists.
Increased chromosome number due to UV is known to occur in lab experiments, but does it happen in real environments?
Floral chemistry is hypothesized to be the product of natural selection, but researchers have just begun to consider the micro-evolution of these traits.
The smaller a plant’s genome, the more likely it is to be invasive? Or so it was thought but newer techniques are casting some doubt on the idea.