Plant Evolution

Plants are among the most conspicuous organisms around us, they occupy almost every terrestrial habitat, and they are crucial for our food supply.

Researchers at the Centre are studying a variety of topics concerning plant evolution including speciation, invasiveness, adaptation, developmental evolution, systematics, gene expression, genomics, mating systems, and polyploidization. Systems studied include natural populations, cultivated plants, and genetic model systems. Some research uses resources in the UBC Botanical Garden and the Herbarium.


Amy AngertKeith AdamsSally AitkenWarren Cardinal-McTeagueJuli CarrilloQuentin CronkJonathan DaviesSean GrahamCara HaneyShawn MansfieldPatrick MartoneSarah OttoLoren RiesebergJeannette WhittonJennifer Williams

  • Plant Evolution

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