Book ID: 106822
Genomes and Evolution of Charophytes, Bryo- phytes, Lycophytes and Ferns. 2016. (Advances in Botany, 78). illus. XII, 308, (XII) p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
Chapter headings: Technological Innovations Give Rise to a New Era ofPlant Evolutionary Developmental Biology/ Coevolution of Organelle RNAEditing and Nuclear Specificity Factors in Early Land Plants/ TheGenome of the Model Moss Physcomitrella patens/ The Ceratodon purpureus Transcriptome Ushers in the Era of Moss Comparative Genomics/ TheSphagnum Genome Project: A New Model for Ecological and EvolutionaryGenomics/ The Genome of the Model Species Anthoceros agrestis/Evolutionary Genomics of Ferns and Lycophytes/ The Genomes of CharophyteGreen Algae/ Subject Index/ Author Index. - Many extant land plantlineages of non - seed plants still do not have a representative with asequenced genome until recently, or are work in progress. The focus ofthis book is on these far neglected lineages, namely charophyte algae that are the sister group of the land plants, the paraphyleticbryophytes (hornworts, mosses and liverworts), as well as the lycophytes(club mosses) and ferns.