Publications

2019 – J.L. Blanco-Pastor, Y.J.K. Bertrand, I.M. Liberal, Y. Wei, E.C. Brummer and B.E. Pfeil. Evolutionary networks from RADseq loci point to hybrid origins of Medicago carstiensis and Medicago cretacea. American Journal of Botany; 106(9): 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajb2.1352. Featured in AJB’s September 2019 “Highlights” section.

2019 – J.L. BlancoPastor, S. Manel, P. Barre, A.M. Roschanski, E. Willner, K.J. Dehmer, M. Hegarty, H. Muylle, T. Ruttink, I. Roldán‐Ruiz, T. Ledauphin, A. Escobar‐Gutiérrez & J.P. Sampoux. Pleistocene climate changes, and not agricultural spread, accounts for range expansion and admixture in the dominant grassland species Lolium perenne L. Journal of Biogeography; 46: 1451– 1465. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13587

2019 – Fernández‐Mazuecos, M. , Blanco‐Pastor, J.L., Juan, A. , Carnicero, P. , Forrest, A. , Alarcón, M. , Vargas, P. and Glover, B. J. (2019), Macroevolutionary dynamics of nectar spurs, a key evolutionary innovation. New Phytol. 222.2 (2019): 1123-1138. https://doi:10.1111/nph.15654

2019 – J.L. Blanco-Pastor, M. Fernández-Mazuecos, A.J. Coello, J. Pastor & P. Vargas. Topography explains the distribution of genetic diversity in one of the most fragile European hotspots. Diversity and Distributions 25 (1), 74-89.  https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12836

2018 – V. Pfeiffer, B. Ford, J. Housset, A. McCombs, J.L. Blanco-Pastor, N. Gouin, S. Manel & A. Bertin. Partitioning genetic and species diversity refines our understanding of species-genetic diversity relationships. Ecology and evolution 8 (24), 12351-12364. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4530

2017 – Eriksson, J.S, Blanco-Pastor, J.L., Sousa, F., Bertrand, Y.J.K. and Pfeil, B.E. A cryptic species produced by autopolyploidy and subsequent introgression involving Medicago prostrata (Fabaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 107, 367-381 . DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.11.020

2015 – Blanco-Pastor, J.L., Ornosa, C., Romero, D., Liberal, I., Gómez, J.M. & Vargas, P. Bees explain floral variation in a recent radiation of Linaria Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 28 (4): 851–863. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12609

2014 – Vargas, P., Valente, L.M., Blanco-Pastor, J.L., Liberal, I., Guzmán, B., Cano, E., Forrest, A. & Fernández-Mazuecos, M. Testing biogeographic congruence of palaeofloras using molecular phylogenetics: snapdragons and the Madrean-Tethyan flora. Journal of Biogeography, 41 (5): 932-943. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12253

2013 – Fernández-Mazuecos, M., Blanco-Pastor, J.L., Gómez, J.M. & Vargas, P. Corolla morphology influences diversification rates in bifid toadflaxes (Linaria Versicolores). Annals of Botany, 112 (9): 1705-1722. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mct214

2013 – Blanco-Pastor, J.L. & Vargas, P. Autecological traits determined two evolutionary strategies in Mediterranean plants during the Quaternary: low differentiation and range expansion versus geographical speciation in Linaria. Molecular Ecology 22, 5651–5668. DOI: 10.1111/mec.12518

2013 – Blanco-Pastor, J.L., Fernández-Mazuecos, M., & Vargas, P. Past and future demographic dynamics of alpine species: limited genetic consequences despite dramatic range contraction in a plant from the Spanish Sierra Nevada. Molecular Ecology 22, 4177–4195. DOI: 10.1111/mec.12383

2013 – Fernández-Mazuecos, M.*, Blanco-Pastor, J.L.* & Vargas, P. A Phylogeny of toadflaxes (Linaria) based on Nuclear Internal Transcribed Spacer sequences: systematic and evolutionary consequences. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 174, 234-249. (*Equal contribution). DOI: 10.1086/668790

2012 – Blanco-Pastor, J.L., Vargas, P. & Pfeil, B.E. Coalescent simulations reveal hybridization and incomplete lineage sorting in Mediterranean Linaria. PLoS ONE, 7 (6), e39089. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0039089

2011 – Rumeu, B., Caujapé-Castells, J., Blanco-Pastor, J.L., Jaén-Molina, R., Nogales, M., Rui Bento, E. & Vargas, P. The colonization history of Juniperus brevifolia (Cupressaceae) in the Azores islands. PLoS ONE, 6 (11), e27697. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0027697