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dc.contributor.authorJump, Alistairen_UK
dc.contributor.authorHunt, Jenny Men_UK
dc.contributor.authorMartinez-Izquierdo, Jose Aen_UK
dc.contributor.authorPenuelas, Josepen_UK
dc.description.abstractRapid increases in global temperature are likely to impose strong directional selection on many plant populations, which must therefore adapt if they are to survive. Within populations, microgeographic genetic differentiation of individuals with respect to climate suggests that some populations may adapt to changing temperatures in the short-term through rapid changes in gene frequency. We used a genome scan to identify temperature-related adaptive differentiation of individuals of the tree species Fagus sylvatica. By combining molecular marker and dendrochronological data we assessed spatial and temporal variation in gene frequency at the locus identified as being under selection. We show that gene frequency at this locus varies predictably with temperature. The probability of the presence of the dominant marker allele shows a declining trend over the latter half of the 20th century, in parallel with rising temperatures in the region. Our results show that F. sylvatica populations may show some capacity for an in situ adaptive response to climate change. However as reported ongoing distributional changes demonstrate, this response is not enough to allow all populations of this species to persist in all of their current locations.en_UK
dc.relationJump A, Hunt JM, Martinez-Izquierdo JA & Penuelas J (2006) Natural selection and climate change: temperature-linked spatial and temporal trends in gene frequency in Fagus sylvatica. Molecular Ecology, 15 (11), pp. 3469-3480.
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dc.subjectclimate changeen_UK
dc.subjectgenome scanen_UK
dc.subjectnatural selectionen_UK
dc.subjectpopulation genomicsen_UK
dc.titleNatural selection and climate change: temperature-linked spatial and temporal trends in gene frequency in Fagus sylvaticaen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
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dc.citation.jtitleMolecular Ecologyen_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationBiological and Environmental Sciencesen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversitat Autonoma de Barcelonaen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationConsorci Laboratori CSIC-IRTA de Genetica Molecular Vegetal, Spainen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversitat Autonoma de Barcelonaen_UK
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen_UK
local.rioxx.authorJump, Alistair|0000-0002-2167-6451en_UK
local.rioxx.authorHunt, Jenny M|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorMartinez-Izquierdo, Jose A|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorPenuelas, Josep|en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
local.rioxx.filenameJump et al 2006ME.pdfen_UK
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