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  ·  Angiosperms353: A new essential tool for plant systematics
  ·  Biodiversity Research Collecting Is More Important Than Ever—Ushering in a Collecting Renaissance
  ·  From Genes to Distributions: physiological ecology as an integrator of polyploid biology
  ·  Insights into the diversity of plant sex chromosomes
  ·  Plant epigenetics: phenotypic and functional diversity beyond the DNA sequence

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  ·  Biodiversity synthesis: Linking large phylogenies with species traits and ecologies.
  ·  Characteristics of nectar, nectaries, and nectar spurs
  ·  Enriching basic and applied botany through multi-stakeholder collaborations
  ·  Exploring the utility and limits of target enrichment methods to study polyploidy and reticulate evolution
  ·  Extreme conservation measures for plants at the extremes in the Hawaiian archipelago model system
  ·  Mechanisms of rapid adaptation through the expression of “heterogenomicity”
  ·  Phylogenomics and evolution of Superrosids
  ·  Plant life in Neotropical rocky outcrops
  ·  The Science of Meaningful Undergraduate Research Experiences

Presentations for Society\Section: From Genes to Distributions: physiological ecology as an integrator of polyploid biology

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Wednesday, July 29th

Wednesday, July 29th, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm · Virtual/Virtual
Session SY3: Symposium: From Genes to Distributions: physiological ecology as an integrator of polyploid biology
SY3001July 29th 10:30 amVirtual/VirtualPolyploidy confers ecological advantage in wild and synthetic FragariaSymposium PresentationWei, Na; Ashman, Tia-Lynn; Cronn, Richard; Liston, Aaron.adaptation
colchicine treatment
common gardens
functional traits
phenotypic plasticity
synthetic polyploids
wild polyploids
SY3002July 29th 11:00 amVirtual/VirtualNeopolyploidy in Heuchera cylindrica causes increased nutrient limitation phenotypes of functional traitsSymposium PresentationAnneberg, Thomas; Segraves, Kari.polyploidy
Resource Economics Spectrum
Nutrient assay
SY3003July 29th 11:30 amVirtual/VirtualEcological dynamics of hybridization in the Adiantum pedatum complex at local and regional scalesSymposium PresentationSouthgate, Morgan; Barrington, David.allopolyploidy
Ecological niche modeling
microhabitat data
July 29th 12:00 pmVirtual/VirtualBreak
SY3005July 29th 12:30 pmVirtual/VirtualSimple scaling rules that link genome size to photosynthetic metabolismSymposium PresentationSimonin , Kevin A; Roddy, Adam; Theroux-Rancourt, Guillaume; Jiang, Guo-Feng.Ecophysiology
genome size
SY3006July 29th 1:00 pmVirtual/VirtualAnatomical and functional implications of allopolyploidy in Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) across geographic sitesSymposium PresentationJohn , Grace P; Bonnette, Jason; McQueen, Alice; Zhang, Li; Juenger, Thomas; Castillo Argaez, Raiza.Leaf anatomy
functional traits
plant mapping
quantitative trait loci
trait correlations
July 29th 1:30 pmVirtual/VirtualDiscussion

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