Sandra Knapp

Summary

Affiliation: The Natural History Museum
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tobacco to tomatoes: a phylogenetic perspective on fruit diversity in the Solanaceae
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    J Exp Bot 53:2001-22. 2002
  2. pmc Stability or stasis in the names of organisms: the evolving codes of nomenclature
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:611-22. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Genetics. Celebrating spuds
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Science 321:206-7. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Crop wild relatives of the brinjal eggplant (Solanum melongena): Poorly represented in genebanks and many species at risk of extinction
    Mindy M Syfert
    Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Am J Bot 103:635-51. 2016
  5. pmc Solanaceae--a model for linking genomics with biodiversity
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Comp Funct Genomics 5:285-91. 2004
  6. pmc Wild relatives of the eggplant (Solanum melongena L.: Solanaceae): new understanding of species names in a complex group
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e57039. 2013
  7. pmc On 'various contrivances': pollination, phylogeny and flower form in the Solanaceae
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:449-60. 2010
  8. pmc Changes to publication requirements made at the XVIII International Botanical Congress in Melbourne - what does e-publication mean for you?
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 11:250. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Anthropology. Some like it hot
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Science 315:946-7. 2007
  10. pmc Four new vining species of Solanum (Dulcamaroid clade) from Montane habitats in tropical America
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e10502. 2010

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Tobacco to tomatoes: a phylogenetic perspective on fruit diversity in the Solanaceae
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    J Exp Bot 53:2001-22. 2002
    ..Finally, several key areas of future comparative, phylogenetic investigation into fruit type evolution in the family are highlighted...
  2. pmc Stability or stasis in the names of organisms: the evolving codes of nomenclature
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:611-22. 2004
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Genetics. Celebrating spuds
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Science 321:206-7. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Crop wild relatives of the brinjal eggplant (Solanum melongena): Poorly represented in genebanks and many species at risk of extinction
    Mindy M Syfert
    Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Am J Bot 103:635-51. 2016
    ..Therefore, their conservation and future availability are essential for food security. Despite this need, the world's genebanks are currently thought to conserve only a small fraction of the total diversity of CWR...
  5. pmc Solanaceae--a model for linking genomics with biodiversity
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Comp Funct Genomics 5:285-91. 2004
    ..The community of biologists working with Solanaceae has a unique opportunity to effectively link genomics and taxonomy for better understanding of this important family, taking plant biology to a new level for the next century...
  6. pmc Wild relatives of the eggplant (Solanum melongena L.: Solanaceae): new understanding of species names in a complex group
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e57039. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc On 'various contrivances': pollination, phylogeny and flower form in the Solanaceae
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:449-60. 2010
    ..More studies of pollinators in the field are a priority...
  8. pmc Changes to publication requirements made at the XVIII International Botanical Congress in Melbourne - what does e-publication mean for you?
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 11:250. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Anthropology. Some like it hot
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Science 315:946-7. 2007
  10. pmc Four new vining species of Solanum (Dulcamaroid clade) from Montane habitats in tropical America
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e10502. 2010
    ..I am currently preparing a worldwide monograph of these two groups, comprising some 70 species...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ecology. Refuting refugia?
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Science 300:71-2. 2003
  12. pmc Rarity, species richness, and the threat of extinction--are plants the same as animals?
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Biol 9:e1001067. 2011
    ..Biology, geography, and history all are important factors in risk, and the study poses many questions about how we categorise and assess species for conservation priorities...
  13. ncbi request reprint Spreading the word
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Nature 446:261-2. 2007
  14. pmc The effect of polyploidy and hybridization on the evolution of floral colour in Nicotiana (Solanaceae)
    Elizabeth W McCarthy
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Department of Molecular Ecology, Beutenberg Campus, Hans Knoll Strasse 8, 07745 Jena, Germany, Institute of Biophysics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, CZ 61265 Brno, Czech Republic, Institut Jean Pierre Bourgin, UMR1318 INRA AgroParisTech, INRA Versailles, 78026 Versailles Cedex, France and Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EA, UK School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
    Ann Bot 115:1117-31. 2015
    ..This study investigates whether changes in floral colour can accompany polyploid and homoploid hybridization, important processes in angiosperm evolution...
  15. doi request reprint Reconstructing the complex evolutionary origin of wild allopolyploid tobaccos (Nicotiana section suaveolentes)
    Laura J Kelly
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, E1 4NS, London, United Kingdom
    Evolution 67:80-94. 2013
    ..Nicotiana exemplifies many of the factors that can complicate the reconstruction of polyploid evolutionary history and highlights how reticulate evolution at the diploid level can add even greater complexity to allopolyploid genomes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dynamic diversity
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Nature 422:475. 2003
  17. pmc A revision of the "African Non-Spiny" Clade of Solanum L. (Solanum sections Afrosolanum Bitter, Benderianum Bitter, Lemurisolanum Bitter, Lyciosolanum Bitter, Macronesiotes Bitter, and Quadrangulare Bitter: Solanaceae)
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
    PhytoKeys . 2016
    ..Illustrations, distribution maps and preliminary conservation assessments are provided for all species. ..
  18. pmc Emerging New Crop Pests: Ecological Modelling and Analysis of the South American Potato Psyllid Russelliana solanicola (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) and Its Wild Relatives
    Mindy M Syfert
    Natural History Museum, Department of Life Sciences, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 12:e0167764. 2017
    ..Ecological modelling using museum collections provides a useful tool for identifying emerging pests and developing integrated pest management programs...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term genome diploidization in allopolyploid Nicotiana section Repandae (Solanaceae)
    James J Clarkson
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gasrdens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3DS, UK
    New Phytol 168:241-52. 2005
    ..In Nicotiana, 4.5 Myr of allopolyploid evolution renders genomic in situ hybridization (GISH) unsuitable for the complete resolution of parental genomes...
  20. pmc Molecular systematics, GISH and the origin of hybrid taxa in Nicotiana (Solanaceae)
    Mark W Chase
    Molecular Systematics Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 92:107-27. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparative genomics and repetitive sequence divergence in the species of diploid Nicotiana section Alatae
    K Yoong Lim
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
    Plant J 48:907-19. 2006
    ..This rapid rate of divergence is analogous to that found in polyploid species, and is therefore, in plants, not only associated with polyploidy...
  22. pmc Biodiversity hotspots through time: an introduction
    Katherine J Willis
    Long term Ecology Laboratory, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QY, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:169-74. 2007
    ..Lateral thinking, across knowledge systems and with open-mindness about bridging data gaps, will be necessary for our accumulating knowledge about our planet's past to be brought to bear on our attempts to conserve it in the future...
  23. pmc Evolution of rDNA in Nicotiana allopolyploids: a potential link between rDNA homogenization and epigenetics
    Ales Kovarik
    Institute of Biophysics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, CZ 61265 Brno, Czech Republic
    Ann Bot 101:815-23. 2008
    ..We review patterns of evolution in rDNA in the angiosperm genus Nicotiana to determine consequences of allopolyploidy on these processes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships in Nicotiana (Solanaceae) inferred from multiple plastid DNA regions
    James J Clarkson
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 33:75-90. 2004
    ..Nicotiana is likely to have evolved in southern South America east of the Andes and later dispersed to Africa, Australia, and southwestern North America...
  25. ncbi request reprint The absence of Arabidopsis-type telomeres in Cestrum and closely related genera Vestia and Sessea (Solanaceae): first evidence from eudicots
    Eva Sykorova
    School of Biological Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Plant J 34:283-91. 2003
    ..We found that the Cestrum species investigated had particularly large mean chromosome sizes. We discuss whether this is a consequence of alternative telomere end maintenance systems...