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Evolution of variation patterns in morphological and reproductive features in selected diatom taxa

Dutch title: Evolutie van variatiepatronen in morfologische en reproductieve kenmerken bij geselecteerde diatomeeëntaxa
Reference no: 1506903N
Period: January 2003 till December 2005
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Evolution; Systematics
Taxonomic term: [WoRMS]
 Institutes 

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  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Laboratorium voor Protistologie en Aquatische Ecologie (PAE), more
  • Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Economie, Wetenschap en Innovatie; Fonds voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek - Vlaanderen (FWO), more, sponsor

Abstract
The aim of this project is to assess to what degree variation pattern in sexual reproductive strategies and ploidy are related to morphological and molecular-phylogenetic variation patterns in selected diatom taxa. This approach will make it possible to investigate how observed variation patterns in morphological, cytological and reproductive features have evolved, and, vice versa, to what degree reproductive processes play a role in speciation processes in diatoms.

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