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Ponencias en congresos:
Assisted evolution of flowering onset
Año:2017
Áreas de investigación
  • Biología de la conservación,
  • Ecología vegetal
Datos
Descripción
Humans are unconsciously imposing selective pressures on flowering phenology in plant species across the planet as a result of global change. The effects of such massive intervention may be important but have not yet been assessed. In this context, could deliberate humanassisted evolution of phenological traits be used in selected cases to mitigate the effects of climate warming? The purpose of EVA project is to assess the use of the evolutionary forces of selection and gene flow as tools to increase the resilience of populations of species affected by climate change. The research focuses on the modification of flowering onset, a trait of great adaptive relevance in the context of climate warming. Studies are under way on two species of contrasting life cycle and reproductive system to assess the efficacy of these tools on species with different life history traits. In parallel, the genetic risks associated to these actions will be evaluated through the study of potential genetic and phenotypic responses correlated to flowering onset, which may also affect the fitness of individuals. Obtained results will delimit the viability of these actions and the conditions needed for their application.
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
31st Annual Meeting of the Scandinavian Pollination Ecologists (SCAPE 2017)
Tipo de participación
960
Lugar del congreso
Drøbak, Noruega
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
0000-0000
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
26/10/2017
Fecha fin congreso
29/10/2017
Desde la página
19
Hasta la página
19
Título de las actas
2017-Scape. Program with Abastracts
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Participantes
  • Autor: José María Iriondo Alegría (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. Móstoles, Madrid)
  • Autor: M Elena Torres Lamas (UPM)
  • Autor: Alfredo García Fernández (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. Móstoles, Madrid)
  • Autor: J. Morente
  • Autor: Carlos Lara Romero (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. Móstoles, Madrid)
  • Autor: Mª Luisa Rubio Teso (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. Móstoles, Madrid.)
  • Autor: S. Prieto
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  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Biodiversidad y conservación de recursos fitogenéticos
  • Departamento: Biotecnología - Biología Vegetal
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