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G. , 2002); however, other studies show significant variation within populations (McDaniel and Shaw, 2005). e. those in which sporophytes have not been seen in nature). Bryophytes tend to have very high amounts of morphological and physiological plasticity. e. genetically based, locally adaptive variation) have been found in mosses to date, although more studies are needed (see Chapter 2). For example, the cosmopolitan moss Bryum argenteum has very similar physiological tolerances in the tropics as in the Antarctic (Longton, 1981), indicating that phenotypic plasticity can allow occupation of a broad range of environments.
F. F. McDaniel, unpublished observation). The most complete description of quantitative genetic variation within and between bryophyte populations was conducted using a sample of families from two populations of C. purpureus from near Ithaca, New York (Shaw and Beer, 1999). This study involved intensive sampling of an average of more 24 Annual Plant Reviews, Volume 36 than 15 haploid gametophytes from 29 and 39 sporophytes from populations in Ithaca and Danby, New York, respectively. There were significant amongfamily differences in speed of maturation, size at maturity and reproductive output in both populations, and the mean trait values differed significantly between the populations for all traits.
The patterns of marker segregation fit the predictions for the interaction model; that is, particular QTLs were associated with the slow growth phenotype only in certain allelic combinations. Only one of these loci had pleiotropic effects on parental-type growth variation, suggesting that the slow growth phenotype and normal parental growth variation are independent traits. , 2008). e. the failure of a hybrid to make functional meiotic products) is sometimes caused by meiotic recombination within chromosomal regions that are structurally different between the parents.
Annual Plant Reviews, The Moss Physcomitrella patens (Volume 36) by Celia Knight, Pierre-François Perroud, David Cove