There are around 260,000 different species of flowering plants. Important variations among species include the time they start to flower and the position of the flowers. While some species produce a single flower, others produce clusters of flowers known as inflorescences, which can have complicated architectures. Serena Della Pina investigates the different genetic mechanisms underlying these variations, trying to find out which genetic changes led to the emergence of these differences in flowering time and architecture.
S. Della Pina: The Evolutionary Divergence of the Genetic Networks that Control Flowering in Distinct Species.
Prof. R.E. Koes
Dr E.J. Souer (Dümmen Orange)
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