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Hybrids and Hybridization

Welles, Shana [1], Ellstrand, Norman [2].

Evolutionary origins of Salsola ryanii, a novel allopolyploid weed.

Salsola ryanii is an allopolyploid derived from two invasive species, S. tragus and S. australis, that evolved in the last few decades in California's Central Valley. Here I present data regarding S. ryanii's evolutionary origins and current distribution.

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1 - University of California, Riverside, Botany And Plant Sciences, 2122 Batchelor Hall, Riverside, CA, 92521, USA
2 - University of California, Department of Botany & Plant Sciences, UCR, Riverside, CA, 92521-0124, USA

Keywords:
allopolyploid
invasive species
weeds
hybridization.

Presentation Type: Oral Paper:Papers for Topics
Session: 22
Location: Rosedown/Riverside Hilton
Date: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
Time: 9:15 AM
Number: 22002
Abstract ID:237
Candidate for Awards:Margaret Menzel Award


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