J Spencer Johnston
Affiliation: Texas A and M University
- New genome size estimates of 134 species of arthropodsShawn Jason Hanrahan
Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University 2475, College Station, TX 77843, USA
Chromosome Res 19:809-23. 2011....
- Evolution of genome size in BrassicaceaeJ Spencer Johnston
Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
Ann Bot 95:229-35. 2005..The aim of this study was to erect a cytological and molecular phylogenetic framework for a selected subset of the Brassicacae, and use this as a template to examine genome size evolution in Brassicaceae...
- Genomic survey of the ectoparasitic mite Varroa destructor, a major pest of the honey bee Apis melliferaScott R Cornman
USDA ARS, Bee Research Laboratory, 10300 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
BMC Genomics 11:602. 2010..This sequence survey provides immediate resources for molecular and population-genetic analyses of Varroa-Apis interactions and defines the challenges ahead for a comprehensive Varroa genome project...
- A high recombination rate in eusocial Hymenoptera: evidence from the common wasp Vespula vulgarisAnu Sirviö
Department of Biology, University of Oulu, Finland
BMC Genet 12:95. 2011..In this study we estimate recombination rate in a eusocial wasp Vespula vulgaris that represents a third phylogenetic lineage within eusocial hymenopterans...
- The evolution of genome size in antsNeil D Tsutsui
Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
BMC Evol Biol 8:64. 2008..7 mb (0.15 pg)...
- Genome evolution in the genus Sorghum (Poaceae)H James Price
Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 2474, USA
Ann Bot 95:219-27. 2005..Chromosome number and 2C DNA content were determined for 21 of the 25 species of the genus Sorghum and analysed from a phylogenetic perspective...
- Thrice out of Africa: ancient and recent expansions of the honey bee, Apis melliferaCharles W Whitfield
Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 505 South Goodwin Avenue, IL 61801, USA
Science 314:642-5. 2006..Our analyses of spatial transects and temporal series in the New World revealed differential replacement of alleles derived from eastern versus western Europe, with admixture evident in all individuals...