This article is part of a special issue on plant genomics.
A conifer genome spruces up plant phylogenomics
1 Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
2 Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
3 Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Genome Biology 2013, 14:122 doi:10.1186/gb-2013-14-6-122Published: 27 June 2013
The Norway spruce genome provides key insights into the evolution of plant genomes, leading to testable new hypotheses about conifer, gymnosperm, and vascular plant evolution.