Rhinanthus is a genus of hemi-parasitic, annual herbs that occur in extensive hay meadows and alpine grasslands. The objective of this study, performed by PhD student Véronique Ducarme, is to follow the fate of hybrids between Rh. minor and Rh. angustifolius through time. We will employ genetic markers, both nuclear and cytoplasmic, to make a detailed study of the genetic constitution of natural and semi-natural hybrid populations.
terrestrial, tropical montane forest, hay meadows, sand dunes, evolutionary ecology, reproductive strategies, natural hybridization, grasslands, genetic markers, speciation, hybrid fitness, Ecology, Genetics, Phylogeny and evolution, Cultivated and artificial habitats, Origins, Maintenance and Change of Biodiversity, Systematics and taxonomy, Belgium, vascular plants, Angiospermae, Cynoglossum officinale, Iris fulva, Rhinanthus, Scrophulariaceae, Rhinanthus minor, Rhinanthus angustifolius
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created:2011-12-14 14:18:59 UTC, source:biodiv