By Lex E. Flagel, Benjamin K. Blackman (auth.), Jonathan F. Wendel, Johann Greilhuber, Jaroslav Dolezel, Ilia J. Leitch (eds.)
In this well timed new 2-volume treatise, specialists from worldwide have banded jointly to provide a first-of-its-kind synopsis of the intriguing and fast paced box of plant evolutionary genomics. In quantity I of Plant Genome variety, an replace is equipped on what we've discovered from plant genome sequencing initiatives. this is often through extra targeted chapters at the numerous genomic “residents” of plant genomes, together with transposable parts, centromeres, small RNAs, and the evolutionary dynamics of genes and non-coding sequences. cognizance is interested in advances in our figuring out of plant mitochondrial and plastid genomes, in addition to the importance of duplication in genic evolution and the non-independent evolution between sequences in plant genomes. ultimately, quantity I presents an creation to the colourful new frontier of plant epigenomics, describing the present nation of our wisdom and the evolutionary implications of the epigenomic landscape.