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Evans, K.M. (2007). What's in a glass of water? NERC Planet Earth Spring: 15.


Trobajo, R., Clavero, E., Evans, K.M., Vanormelingen, P., McGregor, R.C. & Mann, D.G. (in press). The use of partial cox1, rbcL and LSU rDNA sequences for phylogenetics and species identification within the Nitzschia palea complex (Bacillariophyceae). European Journal of Phycology

Mann,D.G., Evans, K.M., Chepurnov, V.A. & Nagai, S. (2009). Morphology and formal description of Sellaphora bisexualis, sp. nov. (Bacillariophyta). Fottea 9: 199–209.

Evans, K.M., Chepurnov, V.A., Sluiman, H.J., Thomas, S.J., Spears, B.M. & Mann, D.G. (2009). Highly differentiated populations of the freshwater diatom Sellaphora capitata suggest limited dispersal and opportunities for allopatric speciation. Protist 160: 386–396.

Casteleyn, G., Evans, K.M., Backeljau, T., D'hondt, S., Chepurnov, V.A., Sabbe, K. & Vyverman, W. (2009). Lack of population genetic structuring in the marine planktonic diatom Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Bacillariophyceae) in a heterogeneous area in the Southern Bight of the North Sea. Marine Biology 156: 1149–1158.

Evans, K.M., Chepurnov, V.A. and Mann, D.G. (2009). Ten microsatellite markers for the freshwater diatom Sellaphora capitata. Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 216–218.

Evans, K.M. and Mann, D.G. (2009). A proposed protocol for nomenclaturally effective DNA barcoding of microalgae. Phycologia 48: 70–74.

Jahn, R., Mann, D.G., Evans, K.M. and Poulíčková, A. (2008). The identity of Sellaphora bacillum (Ehrenberg) D.G. Mann. Fottea 8: 121–124.

Mann, D.G., Thomas, S.J. and Evans, K.M. (2008). Revision of the diatom genus Sellaphora: a first account of the larger species in the British Isles. Fottea 8: 15–78 (pdf 4 Mb)

Evans, K.M., Wortley, A.H., Simpson, G.E., Chepurnov, V.A. and Mann, D.G. (2008). A molecular systematic approach to explore diversity within the Sellaphora pupula species complex (Bacillariophyta). Journal of Phycology 44: 215–231.

Evans, K.M., Wortley, A.H. and Mann, D.G. (2007). An assessment of potential diatom "barcode" genes (cox1, rbcL, 18S and ITS rDNA) and their effectiveness in determining relationships in Sellaphora (Bacillariophyta). Protist 158: 349-364.

Mann, D.G. and Evans, K.M. (2007). Molecular genetics and the neglected art of diatomics. In: Unravelling the algae; the past, present and future of algal systematics (Eds. J. Brodie and J. Lewis), pp. 231-265. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.

Mann, D.G. & Evans, K.M. (2008). The species concept and cryptic diversity. In: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Harmful Algae (Ed. by Ř. Moestrup et al.), pp. 262–268. International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae and Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, Copenhagen.

Alpermann, T.J., John, U., Medlin, L.K., Edwards, K.J., Hayes, P.K. and Evans, K.M. (2006). Six new microsatellite markers for the toxic marine dinoflagellate Alexandrium tamarense. Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 1057-1059.

Evans, K.M., Kühn, S.F. and Hayes, P.K. (2005). High levels of genetic diversity and low levels of genetic differentiation in North Sea Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Bacillariophyceae) populations. Journal of Phycology 41: 506-514.

Evans, K.M., Bates, S.S., Medlin, L.K. and Hayes, P.K. (2004). Microsatellite marker development and genetic variation in the toxic marine diatom Pseudo-nitzschia multiseries (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology 40: 911-920.

Evans, K.M. and Hayes, P.K. (2004). Microsatellite markers for the cosmopolitan marine diatom Pseudo-nitzschia pungens. Molecular Ecology Notes 4: 125-126.

Evans, K.M., Ladiges, P.Y. and Newbigin, E. (2002). An investigation of genetic variation in Banksia integrifolia (Proteaceae) using the AFLP technique. Australian Systematic Botany 15: 9-17.

Evans, K.M., Ladiges, P.Y., Newbigin, E. and Ades, P.K. (2001). Genetic variation in Banksia saxicola (Proteaceae), a rare Australian plant with a markedly disjunct distribution. Plant Systematics and Evolution 227: 105-115.

Evans, K.M. and Bunce, A. (2000). A comparison of the foraging behaviour of the eastern pygmy-possum (Cercartetus nanus) and nectarivorous birds in a Banksia integrifolia woodland. Australian Mammalogy 22: 81-86.


Evans, K.M. (2001). Genetic variation in two species of Banksia, B. saxicola and B. integrifolia. School of Botany, University of Melbourne.

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