I J Leitch

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Botanic Gardens
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The ups and downs of genome size evolution in polyploid species of Nicotiana (Solanaceae)
    I J Leitch
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 101:805-14. 2008
  2. pmc Genome size diversity in orchids: consequences and evolution
    I J Leitch
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UK
    Ann Bot 104:469-81. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Evolution of DNA amounts across land plants (embryophyta)
    I J Leitch
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 95:207-17. 2005
  4. pmc Plant genome horizons: Michael Bennett's contribution to genome research
    I J Leitch
    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB, UK
    Ann Bot 101:737-46. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Punctuated genome size evolution in Liliaceae
    I J Leitch
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK
    J Evol Biol 20:2296-308. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Nuclear DNA amounts in angiosperms: progress, problems and prospects
    M D Bennett
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UK
    Ann Bot 95:45-90. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Insights into the dynamics of genome size and chromosome evolution in the early diverging angiosperm lineage Nymphaeales (water lilies)
    J Pellicer
    a Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UK
    Genome 56:437-49. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Plant genome size research: a field in focus
    M D Bennett
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UK
    Ann Bot 95:1-6. 2005
  9. pmc Nuclear DNA amounts in angiosperms: targets, trends and tomorrow
    M D Bennett
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK
    Ann Bot 107:467-590. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Ecological and genetic factors linked to contrasting genome dynamics in seed plants
    A R Leitch
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    New Phytol 194:629-46. 2012

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Publications14

  1. pmc The ups and downs of genome size evolution in polyploid species of Nicotiana (Solanaceae)
    I J Leitch
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 101:805-14. 2008
    ..Recent advances in understanding phylogenetic relationships of Nicotiana species and dating polyploid formation enable a temporal dimension to be added to the analysis of genome size evolution in these polyploids...
  2. pmc Genome size diversity in orchids: consequences and evolution
    I J Leitch
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UK
    Ann Bot 104:469-81. 2009
    ..Nevertheless within angiosperms the majority of families are characterized by genomes which are small and vary little. Species with large genomes are mostly restricted to a few monocots families including Orchidaceae...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evolution of DNA amounts across land plants (embryophyta)
    I J Leitch
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 95:207-17. 2005
    ..g. Plant DNA C-values database; release 2.0, January 2003; http://www.rbgkew.org.uk/cval/homepage.html) together with improved consensus of relationships between and within land plant groups makes such an analysis timely...
  4. pmc Plant genome horizons: Michael Bennett's contribution to genome research
    I J Leitch
    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB, UK
    Ann Bot 101:737-46. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Punctuated genome size evolution in Liliaceae
    I J Leitch
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK
    J Evol Biol 20:2296-308. 2007
    ..We consider that the large genome sizes of Liliaceae may have emerged passively rather than being driven primarily by selection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nuclear DNA amounts in angiosperms: progress, problems and prospects
    M D Bennett
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UK
    Ann Bot 95:45-90. 2005
    ..The last compilation was published in 2000, so a further supplementary list is timely to monitor progress against targets set at the first plant genome size workshop in 1997 and to facilitate new goal setting...
  7. doi request reprint Insights into the dynamics of genome size and chromosome evolution in the early diverging angiosperm lineage Nymphaeales (water lilies)
    J Pellicer
    a Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UK
    Genome 56:437-49. 2013
    ..Finally, by combining additional data from Amborellales and Austrobaileyales, a comprehensive overview of genome sizes and chromosome numbers in these early diverging angiosperms is presented...
  8. ncbi request reprint Plant genome size research: a field in focus
    M D Bennett
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UK
    Ann Bot 95:1-6. 2005
    ..The paper offers a vision of how increased knowledge and understanding of genome size will contribute to holisitic genomic studies in both plants and animals in the next decade...
  9. pmc Nuclear DNA amounts in angiosperms: targets, trends and tomorrow
    M D Bennett
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK
    Ann Bot 107:467-590. 2011
    ..Combining these data with those published previously shows that C-values are now available for 6287 angiosperm species...
  10. doi request reprint Ecological and genetic factors linked to contrasting genome dynamics in seed plants
    A R Leitch
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    New Phytol 194:629-46. 2012
    ..Together these processes have led to increased rates of genetic divergence and faster fixation times of variation in many angiosperms compared with gymnosperms...
  11. ncbi request reprint First nuclear DNA amounts in more than 300 angiosperms
    B J M Zonneveld
    Institute of Molecular Plant Sciences, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ann Bot 96:229-44. 2005
    ..The present work combines the databasing experience of the Kew-based authors with the unpublished C-values produced by Zonneveld to make a large body of valuable genome size data available to the scientific community...
  12. doi request reprint Genomic plasticity and the diversity of polyploid plants
    A R Leitch
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
    Science 320:481-3. 2008
    ..This process has been a major driving force behind the divergence of the angiosperms and their biodiversity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Genomic relationships among diploid and hexaploid species of Andropogon (Poaceae)
    G Norrmann
    Instituto de Botánica del Nordeste IBONE, C C 209 3400, Argentina
    Genome 47:1220-4. 2004
    ..lateralis Nees and Andropogon bicornis L. The evolutionary and taxonomic implications of these findings are discussed...
  14. pmc Loss and recovery of Arabidopsis-type telomere repeat sequences 5'-(TTTAGGG)(n)-3' in the evolution of a major radiation of flowering plants
    S P Adams
    School of Biological Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 268:1541-6. 2001
    ..The mechanism(s) by which such recovery may have occurred is unknown, but possibilities include horizontal gene transfer and sequence reamplification...