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Evolutionary consequences of diploid-polyploid hybrid zones in wild species.
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PMID:  10407427     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Hybrid zones between cytotypes with different ploidy levels are particularly interesting for studying the ecology and the evolution of reproductive interactions between closely related taxa. Diploid-polyploid hybrid zones differ fundamentally from those between diploids in that they reflect certain conditions that are characteristic of the early stage of polyploid establishment, and allow tests of hypotheses relating to the dynamics and evolution of polyploid complexes. Recent theoretical and empirical studies have provided important data on the evolution of isolating mechanisms in diploid-polyploid contact zones, but have also shown that introgression might counteract the evolution of isolating mechanisms.
Petit; Bretagnolle; Felber
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Title:  Trends in ecology & evolution (Personal edition)     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0169-5347     ISO Abbreviation:  Trends Ecol. Evol. (Amst.)     Publication Date:  1999 Aug 
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Created Date:  1999-07-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8805125     Medline TA:  Trends Ecol Evol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  306-311     Citation Subset:  -    
Université Montpellier II, ISEM, Laboratoire Génétique et Environnement, Place E. Bataillon, Case Courrier 065, F-34095 Montpellier Cedex 5, France.
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