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Phylogenetic and evolutionary studies of the South American species of Deyeuxia (Poaceae, Pooideae, Poeae) based on morphological, anatomical and molecular characters.

Project summary:

Deyeuxia Clarion ex P. Beauv. belongs to subtribe Agrostidinae Kunth and constitutes the richest genus with an important center of species diversification in South America. Its delimitation is still under discussion. Hence, it is necessary contribute to the revision of the genus through phylogenetic studies using all available evidences (morphology, anatomy and molecular).

Cost: $

2000

María de los Ángeles Ferrero

Highest degree:

Master in Biological Sciences

Year obtained:

2016

Applicant Status:

Current student

Argentina

Flowering plants

Facultad de Agronomía, UBA

Relevant publications (minimum 1, maximum 4):

Ferrero, M. A., A. B. Sassone, L. M. Giussani & A. S. Vega. Distribution models and morphological analyses as additional tools in the recognition of Deyeuxia velutina varieties (Poaceae, Pooideae, Poeae). In prep. 2022

2018. Ferrero, M., P. C. Palacio, C. Guerreiro, Z. E. Rúgolo, L. M. Giussani & A. S. Vega. Primer análisis filogenético combinado del género Deyeuxia (Poaceae, Pooideae, Poeae) basado en caracteres morfológicos y moleculares. XII Congreso Latinoamericano de Botánica. Quito, Ecuador.

2019. Ferrero, M., P. Palacio, L. Giussani, C. Guerreiro, Z. E. Rúgolo & A. S. Vega. Análisis filogenético preliminar del género Deyeuxia (Poaceae, Pooideae, Poeae) basado en caracteres morfológicos y moleculares. Summary and Poster presented at the III Argentina Meeting of Evolutionary Biology. 5-7 August, C.A.B.A., Argentina.

Referee 1:

Zulma Rúgolo de Agrasar

Referee 2:

Andrea Susana Vega

Scoring Rubric

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Scientific merit

 

1.  Contribution to novel methods for research in systematics and taxonomy and/or
     Building taxonomic capacity in developing countries

2.  Contribution to the generation of novel systematic data

3.  Quality and significance of questions being addressed

4.  Adequacy of methods for testing hypotheses (data collection/analysis/use of different tools)

This proposal scores:

/60

IAPT community building

 

5.  Student's potential for professional success

6.  Perceived need; extent to which the project will benefit from IAPT funding

This proposal scores:

/20

Broader Impacts

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7.  The research will yield durable benefits (revisions, databases, websites)

8.  Potential of the proposed project to generate an impactful publication

9.  The proposed research involves outreach/mentoring and broad dissemination

This proposal scores:

/20

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