Reinforcement in Phlox

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
May 20, 2018

Genetic mechanisms of reinforcement

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
May 1, 2018

Asymmetric gene flow in Phlox

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
April 1, 2017

Asymmetric gene flow in Phlox

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Federico Roda,  Robin Hopkins and colleagues used genomic analyses to examine the role of gene flow in flower color divergence in Phlox drummondii. Comparing transcriptomes between four Phlox species, they found asymmetric gene flow consistent with the asymmetric morphological divergence in flower color. The results are published in Molecular Ecology. abstract »

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Science IRL Features Arboretum Scientists on Butterfly Behavior and Plant Evolution

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
October 19, 2016

Science IRL Features Arboretum Scientists on Butterfly Behavior and Plant Evolution

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How can butterfly behavior influence plant evolution? On the latest episode of Science IRL, Arnold Arboretum scientists Robin Hopkins and Heather Briggs take us through their research investigating this question. Watch the episode to get an inside look at their research into the effects of pipevine swallowtail behavior on the evolution of flower color in […]

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Reproductive isolation

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
September 15, 2014