Gene flow may help plants adapt to climate change

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 15:50 in Biology & Nature

The traffic of genes among populations may help living things better adapt to climate change, especially when genes flow among groups most affected by warming, according to a UC Davis study of the Sierra Nevada cutleaved monkeyflower. The results were published online June 27 by the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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