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Molecular evidence for an Asian origin and a unique westward migration of species in the genus Castanea via Europe to North America
Author(s): P. Lang, F. Dane, T. L. Kubisiak and H. W. Huang
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
Article Topic(s): Systematics,Taxonomy
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Castanea pumila (Allegheny chinquapin),
AbstractResearches the biogeographical history of the genus Castanea to shed light on differences in chestnut blight resistance among species. Two varieties of Castanea pumila are discussed in relation to the phylogeny of this genus.
Suggested CitationP. Lang, F. Dane, T. L. Kubisiak and H. W. Huang. "Molecular evidence for an Asian origin and a unique westward migration of species in the genus Castanea via Europe to North America." Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43.1 (2007): 49-59.