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missing Precambrian record, 6-20

RNA viruses, 63-64

see also Natural selection

Dawson, John, 7-9, 11, 16

Deletion mutation

bacteria, 103, 104

influenza virus, 84

RNA viruses, 61, 65-69, 75

plants, 278, 314

angiosperm, 37, 43, 47

transposing, 169, 170

Plasmodium falciparum, 158, 161

trypanosome mitochondria, 117, 118, 121-132, 135, 136

De Vries, H., vi, 169

Milcher, David, 253, 255-270

Diploid plants, 4-5, 235, 254, 310-320(passim), 321, 323, 324, 325

invasive species, hybridization, 302

maize, 166, 187, 188, 190, 192, 193-194

vascular, 272-273, 276

Diploid Plasmodium falciparum, 144

DNA

bacterial mutation, 101, 106, 109

invasive species, 292-293

kinetoplastid protists, 115, 118, 120-121, 122, 126, 135

nucleus, origin of, 21, 24, 25, 27, 28

plants, 237, 238, 244, 248, 275-276, 276, 311, 316-319, 324-325

angiosperm, 2, 35-57, 216

maize, 165, 172, 174, 177, 178-179, 187, 190, 193

morning glories, 221, 222-223

transponsons, 165, 172, 174, 177, 178-179, 196-197

Plasmodium falciparum, 143-145, 147, 150-162

RNA viruses compared to DNA-based organisms, 62

x

, Chromosomes;

Genome;

Intros, plants;

Transcription

DNA repeats, 37, 318

maize, 165, 179, 187, 196-201

morning glories, 222-223

Plasmodium falciparum, 116, 150-161

Dobzhansky, Theodosius, v, vi, 5

Dolan, Michael, 1-2, 21-34

Dubbin, Mary, 166, 211-234

E

E. coli, see Escherichia coli

Economic factors

cassava, 244

invasive species, 254, 290

Electrophoresis, 166, 236-237

Elena, Santiago, 61-82

Ellstrand, Norman, 254, 289-309

Enzymes and enzymatic processes

bacteria, 108, 109

eukaryote, 23, 27

flower color variation, 211, 212, 215, 216-218, 219, 228

polyploid plants, 323

RNA editing in trypanosome mitochondria, 117, 134

Eocene Period, 256, 257, 263, 266

Asians 8-9, 11

Epistasis, 63, 216

Applying, Carl, 5

Escherichia coli, 100

Eubacteria, 2, 21-34

Eucaryote. 1-2, 60

enzymes, 23, 27

morphology, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29

nuclei, 21-34, 36

reproduction, 28, 60, 99, 102, 103, 109, 110

RNA, 23

systematics, 22-23, 28-29, 32

see also Protists

Eons, 48, 49, 172, 173, 221, 246

F

Fedor off, Nina, 167-186

Fisher, R.A., vi

Fetch, Walter, 83-98

Flavonoids

flower color variation, 211, 212, 215-223, 228

polyploid plants, 317-318

Flower color variation, 221, 222

enzymes, 211, 212, 215, 216-218, 219, 228

flavonoids, 211, 212, 215-223, 228

geographic, 212, 213, 223-226, 227, 229-230



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