Table of contents for Molecular systematics of plants / Pamela S. Soltis, Douglas E. Soltis, and Jeff J. Doyle, editors.

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Preface; Part I: Molecules and genomes in plant systematics: Chloroplast DNA and the study of plant phylogeny: present status and future prospects-- Michael T. Clegg and Gerard Zurawski; Use of chloroplast DNA rearrangements in reconstructing plant phylogeny-- Stephen R. Downie and Jeffrey D. Palmer; Mitochondrial DNA in plant systematics: applications and limitations-- Jeffrey D. Palmer; Ribosomal RNA as a phylogenetic tool in plant systematics-- R. K. Hamby and Elizabeth A. Zimmer; Evolution of the Nor and 5SDna loci in the Triticeae-- Rudi Appels and Bernard Baum; Part II: Molecular approaches to plant evolution: Intraspecific cpDNA variation: systematic and phylogenetic implications-- Douglas E. Soltis, Pamela S. Soltis and Brook G. Milligan; Molecular evidence and plant introgression-- Loren H. Rieseberg and Steven J. Brunsfeld; Molecular data and polyploid evolution in plants-- Pamela S. Soltis, Jeff J. Doyle and Douglas E. Soltis; Molecular systematics and crop evolution-- John Doebley; Part III: Model studies of phylogenetic relationships: Contributions of molecular data to papilionoid legume systematics-- Jeff J. Doyle, Matt Levin and Anne Bruneau; Chloroplast DNA variation in the Asteraceae: phylogenetic and evolutionary implications-- Robert K. Jansen, Helen J. Michaels, Robert S. Wallace, Ki-Joong Kim, Sterling C. Keeley, Linda E. Watson and Jeffrey D. Palmer; Chloroplast DNA restriction site variation and the evolution of the annual habit in North American Coreopsis (Asteraceae)-- Daniel J. Crawford, Jeffrey D. Palmer and Marilyn Kobayashi; Molecular systematics of Onagraceae: examples from Clarkia and Fuchsia-- Kenneth J. Sytsma and James F. Smith; Floral morphology and chromosome number in the subtribe Oncidiinae (Orchidaceae): evolutionary insights from a phylogenetic analysis of chloroplast DNA restriction site variation-- Mark W. Chase and Jeffrey D. Palmer; Part IV: Theoretical perspectives: The suitability of molecular and morphological evidence in reconstructing plant phylogeny-- Michael J. Donoghue and Michael J. Sanderson; Character-state weighting for restriction site data in phylogenetic reconstruction, with an example from chloroplast DNA-- Victor A. Albert, Brent D. Mishler and Mark W. Chase; Polymorphism, hybridization and variable evolutionary rate in molecular phylogenies-- Kermit Ritland and James E. Eckenwalder; Index.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Plants -- Classification -- Molecular aspects.