Plant development: Genetic clues to petal evolution

David A. Baum, Barbara A. Whitlock

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A recent study of the expression of floral organ identity genes in buttercups, poppies and their relatives has shed light on the evolutionary origin of petals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R525-R527
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number14
StatePublished - Jul 15 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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