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Adaptation for rodent pollination in <i>Leucospermum arenarium</i> (Proteaceae) despite rapid pollen loss during grooming

Christopher Michael Johnson and Anton Pauw.

in Annals of Botany

May 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Ecology; Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 5161 words.

Background and Aims

Plants are adapted for rodent pollination in diverse and intricate ways. This study explores an extraordinary example of these...

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Against the odds: complete outcrossing in a monoecious clonal seagrass <i>Posidonia australis</i> (Posidoniaceae)

Elizabeth A. Sinclair, Ilena Gecan, Siegfried L. Krauss and Gary A. Kendrick.

in Annals of Botany

June 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 6852 words.

Background and Aims

Seagrasses are marine, flowering plants with a hydrophilous pollination strategy. In these plants, successful mating requires dispersal...

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Analysis of variation for apomictic reproduction in diploid <i>Paspalum rufum</i>

Luciana Delgado, Florencia Galdeano, María E. Sartor, Camilo L. Quarin, Francisco Espinoza and Juan Pablo A. Ortiz.

in Annals of Botany

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 5282 words.

Background and Aims

The diploid cytotype of Paspalum rufum (Poaceae) reproduces sexually and is self-sterile; however, recurrent autopolyploidization through...

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An angiosperm-wide analysis of the gynodioecy–dioecy pathway

M. Dufay, P. Champelovier, J. Käfer, J. P. Henry, S. Mousset and G. A. B. Marais.

in Annals of Botany

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 6673 words.

Background and Aims

About 6 % of an estimated total of 240 000 species of angiosperms are dioecious. The main precursors of this sexual system are thought to...

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Are there pollination syndromes in the Australian epacrids (Ericaceae: Styphelioideae)? A novel statistical method to identify key floral traits per syndrome

Karen A. Johnson.

in Annals of Botany

July 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 6746 words.

Background and Aims

Convergent floral traits hypothesized as attracting particular pollinators are known as pollination syndromes. Floral diversity suggests...

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Breeding systems, hybridization and continuing evolution in Avon Gorge <i>Sorbus</i>

Shanna Ludwig, Ashley Robertson, Timothy C. G. Rich, Milena Djordjević, Radosav Cerović, Libby Houston, Stephen A. Harris and Simon J. Hiscock.

in Annals of Botany

April 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 9085 words.

Background and Aims

Interspecific hybridization and polyploidy are key processes in plant evolution and are responsible for ongoing genetic diversification...

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Buzz pollination in eight bumblebee-pollinated <i>Pedicularis</i> species: does it involve vibration-induced triboelectric charging of pollen grains?

Sarah A. Corbet and Shuang-Quan Huang.

in Annals of Botany

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 6098 words.

Background and Aims

Buzz pollination involves explosive pollen release in response to vibration, usually by bees. The mechanism of pollen release is poorly...

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Clonal growth is enhanced in the absence of a mating morph: a comparative study of fertile stylar polymorphic and sterile monomorphic populations of <i>Nymphoides montana</i> (Menyanthaceae)

Azadeh Haddadchi, Mohammad Fatemi and C. L. Gross.

in Annals of Botany

February 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 6895 words.

Background and Aims

Many aquatic species with stylar polymorphisms have the capacity for clonal and sexual reproduction and are sensitive to the balance of...

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Community-wide assessment of pollen limitation in hummingbird-pollinated plants of a tropical montane rain forest

Marina Wolowski, Tia-Lynn Ashman and Leandro Freitas.

in Annals of Botany

September 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 6601 words.

Background and Aims

Although pollen limitation of reproduction (PL) has been widely studied, our understanding of its occurrence in tropical communities,...

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The compounding effects of high pollen limitation, selfing rates and inbreeding depression leave a New Zealand tree with few viable offspring

Megan L. Van Etten, Jennifer A. Tate, Sandra H. Anderson, Dave Kelly, Jenny J. Ladley, Merilyn F. Merrett, Paul G. Peterson and Alastair W. Robertson.

in Annals of Botany

October 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 7757 words.

Background and Aims Interactions between species are especially sensitive to environmental changes. The interaction between plants and pollinators is of particular interest...

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