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Curr Biol. 2018 Jan 22;28(2):R80-R83. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.11.052.

Sex Determination: Sterility Genes out of Sequence.

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1
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland. Electronic address: john.pannell@unil.ch.
2
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.

Abstract

The canonical model for the evolution of separate sexes in plants invokes sterility mutations at two linked loci. A new study claims to have found them in asparagus, but the order of their origin does not conform to expectation.

PMID:
29374451
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2017.11.052
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