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Helianthus annuus ssp. texanus has chloroplast DNA and nuclear ribosomal RNA genes of Helianthus debilis ssp. cucumerifolius

Author(s): L. H. Rieseberg, S. Beckstromsternberg and K. Doan

Month: Jan
Year: 1990

Journal: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Journal Link: http://www.pnas.org/
Volume: 87
Issue: 2
Pages: 593-597

Article Topic(s): Genetics,Systematics
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Helianthus debilis (Beach sunflower),

Abstract

Studies the genetic origin of Helianthus annuus ssp. texanus. The article provides strong support for the hypothesis that Helianthus annuus ssp. texanus originated from the introduction of Helianthus annuus into Texas followed by introgression from Helianthus debilis ssp. cucumerifolius.

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L. H. Rieseberg, S. Beckstromsternberg and K. Doan. "Helianthus annuus ssp. texanus has chloroplast DNA and nuclear ribosomal RNA genes of Helianthus debilis ssp. cucumerifolius." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 87.2 (1990): 593-597.

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ISSN: 0027-8424

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