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**Arabidopsis Species and Subspecies**:
Genus Arabidopsis comprises 9 recognized species and 8 subspecies.
– Notable species include Arabidopsis thaliana, which is a key model organism in plant biology research.
– Arabidopsis has been subject to unique experiments like growth in space and lunar soil.
– Reclassified species include A. glauca, A. griffithiana, A. himalaica, A. huetii, and A. kneuckeri.

**Cytogenetics of Arabidopsis**:
– Arabidopsis thaliana has n=5 chromosomes.
– Arabidopsis lyrata has n=8 chromosomes.
– Arabidopsis arenosa can have n=8 or n=4 chromosomes.
– Arabidopsis suecica is an amphidiploid species with n=13 chromosomes.
– Arabidopsis neglecta and various subspecies of A. halleri have n=8 chromosomes.

**Research and Publications**:
– Notable research topics include taxonomy, phylogeny, and genetic studies of Arabidopsis.
– Key publications by authors like Al-Shehbaz, OKane Jr., and others have contributed significantly to the field.
– Journals like The Arabidopsis Book, PLoS ONE, Novon, and Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden feature Arabidopsis-related articles.

**References and Citations**:
– Important references include works by OKane, Al-Shehbaz, and Lysak.
– Citations like DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066148 and PMID: 23799075 are relevant to Arabidopsis research.
– The content was last retrieved on 2021-08-14.

**Editorial and Publication Notes**:
– The American Society of Plant Biologists has been a significant contributor to Arabidopsis research.
– Authors like OKane Jr. and Al-Shehbaz are prominent in the field.
– The focus of publications has been on Arabidopsis taxonomy, phylogeny, and related research topics.
– The publication of new chapters ceased in 2013 under the editorial direction of Markus Grebe.

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