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Brennan G, Kregting L, Beatty GE, Cole C, Elsäßer B, Savidge G, Provan J (2014) "Understanding macroalgal dispersal in a complex hydrodynamic environment: a combined population genetic and physical modelling approach" Journal of the Royal Society Interface (In Press) [DOI: 10:1098/rsif.2014.0197]
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Beatty GE, Reid N, Provan J (2014) "Restrospective genetic monitoring of the threatened Yellow marsh saxifrage (Saxifraga hirculus) reveals genetic erosion but provides valuable information for conservation strategies"  Diversity and Distributions (In Press) [DOI: 10:1111/ddi.12158]
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Love HM, Maggs CA, Murray TE, Provan J (2013) "Genetic evidence for predominantly hydrochoric gene flow in the invasive riparian plant Impatiens glandulifera (Himalayan Balsam)"  Annals of Botany 112, 1743-1750 [DOI: 10.1093/aob/mct227]
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Maggs CA, Le Gall L, Mineur F, Provan J, Saunders GW (2013) “Fredericqia deveauniensis, gen. et sp. nov. (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta), a new cryptogenic species”  Cryptogamie, Algologie 34, 273-296 [DOI: 10.7872/crya.v34.iss2.2013.273]
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Liu J, Moller M, Provan J, Gao L-M, Poudel RC, Li D-Z (2013) "Geological and ecological factors drive cryptic speciation of yews in a biodiversity hotspot" New Phytologist 199, 1093-1108 [DOI: 10.1111/nph.12336]
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Provan J (2013) "The effects of past, present and future climate change on range-wide genetic diversity in northern North Atlantic marine species" Frontiers of Biogeography 5, 60-66
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Bradley CR, Duignan C, Preston SJ, Provan J (2013) "Conservation genetics of Ireland's sole population of the River water crowfoot (Ranunculus fluitans)" Aquatic Botany 107, 54-58 [DOI: 10:1016/j.aquabot.2013.01.011]
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Provan J, Glendinning K, Kelly R, Maggs CA (2013) "Levels and patterns of population genetic diversity in the red seaweed Chondrus crispus (Florideophyceae): a direct comparison of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and microsatellites" Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 108, 251-262 [DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2012.02010.x]
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Beatty GE, Provan J (2013) "Postglacial dispersal, rather than in situ glacial survival, best explains the disjunct distribution of the Lusitanian plant species Daboecia cantabrica (Ericaceae)" Journal of Biogeography 40, 335-344 [DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2012.02789.x]
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Liu J, Provan J, Gao L-M, Li D-Z (2012) "Sampling strategy and potential utility of indels for DNA barcoding of closely related plant species: a case study in Taxus”  International Journal of Molecular Sciences 13, 8740-8751 [DOI: 10.3390/ijms13078740]
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Wilson CD, Beatty GE, Bradley CR, Clarke HC, Preston SJ, Roberts D, Provan J (2012) "The importance of population genetic information in formulating ex-situ conservation strategies for the freshwater pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera L. in Northern Ireland" Animal Conservation [DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-1795.2012.00553.x]
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Doonan J, Beatty GE, Sigwart JD, Provan J (2012) "Extensive local-scale gene flow and long-term population stability in the intertidal mollusc Katharina tunicata (Mollusca: Polyplacophora)" Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 106, 589-597 [DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2012.01892.x]
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Provan J, Maggs CA (2012) "Unique genetic variation at a species' rear edge is under threat from global climate change" Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 279, 39-47 [DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2011.0536]
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Beatty GE, Provan J (2011) "Phylogeographic analysis of North American populations of the parasitic herbaceous plant Monotropa hypopitys reveals a complex history of range expansion from multiple late glacial refugia” Journal of Biogeography 38, 1585-1599 [DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02513.x]
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Beatty GE, Provan J (2011) "Comparative phylogeography of two related plant species with overlapping ranges in Europe, and the potential effects of climate change on their intraspecific genetic diversity”  BMC Evolutionary Biology 11, 29 [DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-29]
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Beatty GE, Provan J (2011) "High clonal diversity in threatened peripheral populations of the yellow bird’s nest (Hypopitys monotropa; syn. Monotropa hypopitys)” Annals of Botany 107, 663-670 [DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcr003]
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Beatty GE, Provan J (2010) "Refugial persistence and postglacial recolonization of North America by the cold-tolerant herbaceous plant Orthilia secunda" Molecular Ecology 19, 5009-5021 [DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04859.x]
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Beatty GE, Philipp M, Provan J (2010) "Unidirectional hybridization at a species' range boundary: implications for habitat tracking"  Diversity and Distributions 16, 1-9 [DOI 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2009.00616.x]
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Provan J (2010) "Population genetics of microalgae" In: Microbial Population Genetics (ed. Xu JP), Horizon Scientific Press, Norwich pp. 109-123

Provan J, Beatty GE, Keating SL, Maggs CA, Savidge G (2009) "High dispersal potential has maintained long-term population stability in the North Atlantic copepod Calanus finmarchicusProceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 276, 301-307 [DOI 10.1098/rspb.2008.1062]
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Provan J , Bennett KD (2008) "Phylogeographic insights into cryptic glacial refugia” Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23, 564-571 [DOI 10.1016/j.tree.2008.06.010]
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Provan J, Beatty GE, Hunter AM, McDonald RA, McLaughlin E, Preston SJ, Wilson S (2008) "Restricted gene flow in fragmented populations of a wind-pollinated tree” Conservation Genetics 9, 1521-1532 [DOI 10.1007/s10592-007-9484-y]
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Provan J, Booth D, Todd NP, Beatty GE, Maggs CA (2008) "Tracking biological invasions in space and time: elucidating the invasive history of the green alga Codium fragile using old DNA” Diversity and Distributions 14, 343-354 [DOI 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2007.00420.x]
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Provan J, Wilson S, Portig AA, Maggs CA (2008) "The importance of reproductive strategies in population genetic approaches to conservation: an example from the marine angiosperm genus ZosteraConservation Genetics 9, 271-280 [DOI 10.1007/s10592-007-9338-7]
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Beatty GE, McEvoy PM, Sweeney O, Provan J (2008) "Range-edge effects promote clonal growth in peripheral populations of the one-sided wintergreen (Orthilia secunda)” Diversity and Distributions 14, 546-555 [DOI 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2008.00469.x]
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Bennett KD, Provan J (2008) "What do we mean by ‘refugia’?” Quaternary Science Reviews 27, 2449-2455  [DOI 10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.08.019]
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Henry P, Provan J, Goudet J, Guisan A, Jahodová Š, Besnard G (2008) "A set of primers for plastid indels and nuclear microsatellites in the invasive plant Heracleum mantegazzianum (Apiaceae) and their transferability to H. sphondylium”  Molecular Ecology Resources 8, 161-163 [DOI 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01911.x]
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Provan J, Beatty GE, Maggs CA, Savidge G (2007) "Expressed sequence tag-derived microsatellites for the cool-water marine copepod Calanus finmarchicus”  Molecular Ecology Notes 7, 1369-1371 [DOI 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01889.x]
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Provan J, Love HM, Maggs CA (2007) "Development of microsatellites for the invasive riparian plant Impatiens glandulifera (Himalayan balsam) using intersimple sequence repeat cloning” Molecular Ecology Notes 7, 451-453 [DOI 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2006.01614.x]
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Provan J, Wilson PJ (2007) "Development of microsatellites for the peat moss Sphagnum capillifolium using ISSR cloning” Molecular Ecology Notes 7, 254-256 [DOI 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2006.01572.x]
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Booth D, Provan J, Maggs CA (2007) "Molecular approaches to the study of invasive seaweeds” Botanica Marina 5/6, 385-396 [DOI 10.1515/BOT.2007.043]
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Verbruggen H, Leliaert F, Maggs CA, Shimada S, Schils T, Provan J, Booth D, Murphy S, de Clerck O, Coppejeans E, Littler DS, Littler MM (2007) "Species boundaries and phylogenetic relationships within the green algal genus Codium (Bryopsidales) based on plastid DNA sequences” Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44, 240-254 [DOI 10.1016/j.ympev.2007.01.009]
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Provan J, Wattier RA, Maggs CA (2005) "Phylogeographic analysis of the red seaweed Palmaria palmata (L.) reveals a Pleistocene marine glacial refugium in the English Channel” Molecular Ecology 14, 793-803 [DOI 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2005.02447.x]
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Provan J, Murphy S, Maggs CA (2005) "Tracking the invasive history of the green alga Codium fragile ssp. tomentosoidesMolecular Ecology 14, 189-194 [DOI 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2004.02384.x]
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Cardoso SRS, Provan J, Lira CF, Pereira LOR, Ferreira PCG, Cardoso MA (2005) "High levels of genetic sub-structuring as a result of population fragmentation in the tropical tree species Caesalpinia echinata Lam.” Biodiversity and Conservation 14, 147-157 [DOI 10.1007/s10531-004-8409-z]
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Provan J, Biss PM, McMeel D, Mathews S (2004) "Universal primers for the amplification of chloroplast microsatellites in grasses (Poaceae)” Molecular Ecology Notes 4, 262-264
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Provan J, Wolters P, Caldwell KH, Powell W (2004) "High-resolution organellar genome analysis of Triticum and Aegilops sheds new light on cytoplasm evolution in wheat” Theoretical and Applied Genetics 108, 1182-1190 [DOI 10.1007/s00122-003-1538-z]
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Provan J, Murphy S, Maggs CA (2004) "Universal plastid primers for Chlorophyta and Rhodophyta” European Journal of Phycology 39, 43-50 [DOI 10.1080/09670260310001636668]
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Provan J, Campanella JJ (2003) "Patterns of cytoplasmic variation in Arabidopsis thaliana (Brassicaceae) revealed by polymorphic chloroplast microsatellites” Systematic Botany 23, 578-583
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Wilson PJ, Provan J (2003) "Effect of habitat fragmentation on levels and patterns of genetic diversity in natural populations of the peat moss Polytrichum communeProceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 270, 881-886 [DOI 10.1098/rspb.2002.2324]
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Lira CF, Cardoso SRS, Ferreira PCG, Cardoso MA, Provan J (2003) "Long-term population isolation in the endangered tropical tree species Caesalpinia echinata Lam. revealed by chloroplast microsatellites” Molecular Ecology 12, 3219-3225 [DOI 10.1046/j.1365-294X.2003.01991.x]
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Perera L, Russell JR, Provan J, Powell W (2003) "Studying genetic relationships among coconut varieties / populations using microsatellite markers” Euphytica 132, 121-128
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Provan J, Powell W, Hollingsworth PM (2001) "Chloroplast microsatellites: new tools for studies in plant ecology and systematics” Trends in Ecology and Evolution 16, 142-147
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McIvor L, Maggs CA, Provan J, Stanhope MJ (2001) "rbcL sequences reveal multiple cryptic introductions of the Japanese red alga Polysiphonia harveyiiMolecular Ecology 10, 911-919
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Perera L, Russell JR, Provan J, Powell W (2001) "Levels and distribution of genetic diversity in coconut (Cocos nucifera L., var. Typica form typica) from Sri Lanka assessed by microsatellite markers” Euphytica 122, 381-389
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Provan J (2000) "Novel chloroplast microsatellites reveal cytoplasmic variation in Arabidopsis thalianaMolecular Ecology 9, 2183-2185
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Cardoso SRS, Eloy NB, Provan J, Cardoso MA, Ferreira PCG (2000) "Genetic differentiation of Euterpe edulis Mart. populations estimated by AFLP analysis.”  Molecular Ecology 9, 1753-1760
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Perera L, Russell JR, Provan J, Powell W (2000) "Use of microsatellite DNA markers to investigate the level of genetic diversity and population genetic structure of coconut (Cocos nucifera L.)” Genome 43, 15-21
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Russell JR, Ellis RP, Thomas WTB, Waugh R, Provan J, Booth A, Fuller J, Lawrence P, Young G, Powell W (2000) "A retrospective analysis of spring barley germplasm development from ‘foundation genotypes’ to currently successful cultivars” Molecular Breeding 6, 553-568

Soranzo N, Alia R, Provan J, Powell W (2000) "Postglacial history of European Pinus sylvestris populations revealed by patterns of mitochondrial variation at sequence-tagged-site loci” Molecular Ecology 9, 1205-1211
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Provan J, Soranzo N, Wilson NJ, Goldstein DB, Powell W (1999) "A low mutation rate for chloroplast microsatellites” Genetics 153, 943-947
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Provan J, Powell W, Dewar H, Bryan G, Machray GC, Waugh R (1999) "An extreme cytoplasmic bottleneck in the modern European cultivated potato (Solanum tuberosum) is not reflected in decreased levels of nuclear diversity” Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 266, 633-639
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Provan J, Russell JR, Booth A, Powell W (1999) "Polymorphic chloroplast simple sequence repeat primers for systematic and population studies in the genus HordeumMolecular Ecology 8, 505-511
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Provan J, Lawrence P, Young G, Wright F, Bird R, Paglia G, Cattonaro F, Morgante M, Powell W (1999) "Analysis of the genus Zea (Poaceae) using polymorphic chloroplast simple sequence repeats” Plant Systematics and Evolution 218, 245-256
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Provan J, Soranzo N, Wilson NJ, McNicol JW, Morgante M, Powell W (1999) "The use of uniparentally inherited simple sequence repeat markers in plant population studies and systematics” In: Molecular Systematics and Plant Evolution (eds. Hollingsworth PM, Bateman RM, Gornall RJ), Taylor and Francis, London, pp35-50

Provan J, Thomas WTB, Forster BP, Powell W (1999) "Copia-SSR: A simple marker technique which can be used on total genomic DNA” Genome 42, 363-366
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Muluvi GM, Sprent JI, Soranzo N, Provan J, Odee D, Folkard G, McNicol JW, Powell W (1999) "Amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) analysis of genetic variation in MoringaMolecular Ecology 8, 463-470
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Perera L, Russell JR, Provan J, Powell W (1999) "Identification and characterisation of microsatellite loci in coconut (Cocos nucifera) and the analysis of coconut populations in Sri Lanka” Molecular Ecology 8, 344-346
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Soranzo N, Provan J, Powell W (1999) "An example of microsatellite length variation in the mitochondrial genome of conifers” Genome 42, 158-161
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Provan J, Soranzo N, Wilson NJ, McNicol JW, Forrest GI, Cottrell J, Powell W (1998) "Gene pool variation in Caledonian and European Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) revealed by chloroplast simple sequence repeats” Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 265, 1697-170
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Cardoso MA, Provan J, Powell W, Ferreira PCG, DeOliviera DE (1998) "High genetic differentiation among remnant populations of the endangered Caesalpinia echinata Lam. (Leguminosae – Caesalpinioideae)” Molecular Ecology 7, 601-608
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Perera L, Russell JR, Provan J, Powell W (1998) "Evaluating genetic relationships between indigenous coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) accessions from Sri Lanka by means of AFLP profiling” Theoretical and Applied Genetics 96, 545-550
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Soranzo N, Provan J, Powell W (1998) "Characterization of microsatellite loci in Pinus sylvestris L.” Molecular Ecology 7, 1260-1261
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Provan J, Corbett G, McNicol JW, Powell W (1997) "Chloroplast DNA variability in wild and cultivated rice (Oryza spp.) revealed by polymorphic chloroplast simple sequence repeats” Genome 40, 104-110

Milbourne D, Meyer R, Bradshaw JE, Baird E, Bonar N, Provan J, Powell W, Waugh R (1997) "Comparison of PCR-based marker systems for the analysis of genetic relationships in cultivated potato” Molecular Breeding 3, 127-136

Provan J, Corbett G, Waugh R, McNicol JW, Morgante M, Powell W (1996) "DNA fingerprints of rice (Oryza sativa) obtained from hypervariable chloroplast simple sequence repeats” Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 263, 1275-1281
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Provan J, Powell W, Waugh R (1996) "Microsatellite analysis of relationships within cultivated potato (Solanum tuberosum)” Theoretical and Applied Genetics 92, 1078-1084
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Provan J, Kumar A, Shepherd L, Powell W, Waugh R (1996) "Analysis of intra-specific hybrids of potato (Solanum tuberosum) using simple sequence repeats” Plant Cell Reports 16, 196-199

Provan J, Powell W, Waugh R (1996) "Analysis of cultivated potato (Solanum tuberosum) using intermicrosatellite amplification” Genome 39, 767-769

Powell W, Machray GC, Provan J (1996) "Polymorphism revealed by simple sequence repeats” Trends in Plant Science 1, 215-222
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Powell W, Orozco-Castillo C, Chalmers KJ, Provan J, Waugh R (1995) "Polymerase chain reaction-based assays for the characterisation of plant genetic resources” Electrophoresis 16, 1726-1730