4 Works

Data from: Approximate Bayesian computation analysis of EST-associated microsatellites indicates that the broadleaved evergreen tree Castanopsis sieboldii survived the Last Glacial Maximum in multiple refugia in Japan

Kyoko Aoki, Ichiro Tamaki, Katsuhiro Nakao, Saneyoshi Ueno, Takashi Kamijo, Hiroaki Setoguchi, Noriaki Murakami, Makoto Kato & Yoshihiko Tsumura
Climatic changes have played major roles in plants’ evolutionary history. Glacial oscillations have been particularly important, but some of their effects on plants’ populations are poorly understood, including the numbers and locations of refugia in Asian warm temperate zones. In the present study, we investigated the demographic history of the broadleaved evergreen tree species Castanopsis sieboldii (Fagaceae) during the last glacial period in Japan. We used approximate Bayesian computation (ABC) for model comparison and parameter...

Data from: Mechanical incompatibility caused by modifications of multiple male genital structures using genomic introgression in Drosophila

Kentaro M. Tanaka, Yoshitaka Kamimura & Aya Takahashi
Mechanical incompatibility of male and female genitalia is common in animals with internal fertilization. However, our knowledge regarding the precise mechanisms is limited. One key question regards the susceptibility of the match between male and female genitalia to morphological modification. To address this issue, we generated six different second-chromosome introgression lines possessing partially Drosophila mauritiana-like genital morphology in multiple structures in D. simulans background. Three of the six introgression males showed elevated mobility at some...

Data from: An innovative ovipositor for niche exploitation impacts genital coevolution between sexes in a fruit-damaging drosophila

Leona Muto, Yoshitaka Kamimura, Kentaro M. Tanaka & Aya Takahashi
Limited attention has been given to ecological factors influencing the coevolution of male and female genitalia. The innovative ovipositor of Drosophila suzukii, an invading fruit pest, represents an appealing case to document this phenomenon. The serrated saw-like ovipositor is used to pierce the hard skin of ripening fruits that are not used by other fruit flies that prefer soft decaying fruits. Here, we highlight another function of the ovipositor related to its involvement in genital...

Data from: Locally and systemically induced glucosinolates follow optimal defence allocation theory upon root herbivory

Tomonori Tsunoda, Katharina Grosser & Nicole M. Van Dam
1. Herbivore-induced defences in plants are considered a strategy to manage multiple interactions while saving resources. The optimal defence theory (ODT) is one of the most prominent theoretical frameworks to explain the defence allocation patterns within plants. It was recently shown that the ODT generally applies to constitutive glucosinolate (GSL) allocation in shoot and root organs. Previous studies showed that both root and shoot herbivore feeding may alter defence allocation over plant organs. For shoots,...

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  • 2018

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  • Tokyo Metropolitan University
  • Keio University
  • German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research
  • University of Tsukuba
  • Kyoto University
  • Osaka University
  • Friedrich Schiller University Jena