Tag - gene flow

The six genetic clusters (in blue) inferred from GENELAND using DNA microsatellite loci of natural populations of Carica papaya in Northern Mesoamerica.

Genetic diversity of wild papaya

In order to determine whether genetic architecture stems from pre-Pleistocene events or refugia, Chávez-Pesqueira and Núñez-Farfán assess genetic diversity and population dynamics of 19 populations of wild papaya...

DNA on a wall

How important is gene flow?

There’s a handy article available from the American Journal of Botany that’s caught my eye: Is gene flow the most important evolutionary force in plants? by Norman C. Ellestrand. It opens with a strong...