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Extensive contemporary pollen-mediated gene flow in two herb species, Ranunculus bulbosus and Trifolium montanum, along an altitudinal gradient in a meadow landscape

Philippe Matter, Chris J. Kettle, Jaboury Ghazoul and Andrea R. Pluess.

in Annals of Botany

April 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 7250 words.

Background and Aims

Genetic connectivity between plant populations allows for exchange and dispersal of adaptive genes, which can facilitate plant population...

Extensive long-distance pollen dispersal and highly outcrossed mating in historically small and disjunct populations of Acacia woodmaniorum (Fabaceae), a rare banded iron formation endemic

Melissa A. Millar, David J. Coates and Margaret Byrne.

in Annals of Botany

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 8290 words.

Background and Aims

Understanding patterns of pollen dispersal and variation in mating systems provides insights into the evolutionary potential of plant...

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Extreme divergence in floral scent among woodland star species (Lithophragma spp.) pollinated by floral parasites

Magne Friberg, Christopher Schwind, Robert A. Raguso and John N. Thompson.

in Annals of Botany

April 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 8842 words.

Backgrounds and Aims

A current challenge in coevolutionary biology is to understand how suites of traits vary as coevolving lineages diverge. Floral scent is...

Facultative apomixis and development of fruit in a deciduous shrub with medicinal and nutritional uses

Yash Mangla, Manju Chaudhary, Himshikha Gupta, Rakesh Thakur, Shailendra Goel, S. N. Raina and Rajesh Tandon.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Agriculture and Farming. 6038 words.

Knowledge of reproductive biology of plants is crucial to understand their natural mode of propagation, which may aid in conservation and crop improvement. The reproductive details are also...

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Female and male fitness consequences of clonal growth in a dwarf bamboo population with a high degree of clonal intermingling

Ayumi Matsuo, Hiroshi Tomimatsu, Jun-Ichirou Suzuki, Tomoyuki Saitoh, Shozo Shibata, Akifumi Makita and Yoshihisa Suyama.

in Annals of Botany

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 5029 words.

Background and Aims

Although many studies have reported that clonal growth interferes with sexual reproduction as a result of geitonogamous self-pollination...

First record of bat-pollination in the species-rich genus Tillandsia (Bromeliaceae)

Pedro Adrián Aguilar-Rodríguez, M. Cristina MacSwiney G., Thorsten Krömer, José G. García-Franco, Anina Knauer and Michael Kessler.

in Annals of Botany

May 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 6231 words.

Background and Aims

Bromeliaceae is a species-rich neotropical plant family that uses a variety of pollinators, principally vertebrates. Tillandsia is the...

Floral display size, conspecific density and florivory affect fruit set in natural populations of Phlox hirsuta, an endangered species

Lauren G. Ruane, Andrew T. Rotzin and Philip H. Congleton.

in Annals of Botany

April 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 6020 words.

Background and Aims

Natural variation in fruit and seed set may be explained by factors that affect the composition of pollen grains on stigmas....

Floral longevity and autonomous selfing are altered by pollination and water availability in Collinsia heterophylla

Rachael Jorgensen and H. S. Arathi.

in Annals of Botany

September 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 5995 words.

Background and Aims

A plant investing in reproduction partitions resources between flowering and seed production. Under resource limitation, altered...

Floral polymorphism and the fitness implications of attracting pollinating and florivorous insects

Marinus L. de Jager and Allan G. Ellis.

in Annals of Botany

January 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Ecology; Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 5976 words.

Background and Aims

Floral polymorphism is frequently attributed to pollinator-mediated selection. Multiple studies, however, have revealed the importance of...

Floral traits driving reproductive isolation of two co-flowering taxa that share vertebrate pollinators

Joel A. Queiroz, Zelma G. M. Quirino and Isabel C. Machado.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 7990 words.

Floral attributes evolve in response to frequent and efficient pollinators, which are potentially important drivers of floral diversification and reproductive isolation. In this context, we...

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Floral variation and environmental heterogeneity in a tristylous clonal aquatic of the Pantanal wetlands of Brazil

Nicolay Leme da Cunha, Erich Fischer, Aline P. Lorenz-Lemke and Spencer C. H. Barrett.

in Annals of Botany

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 8969 words.

Background and Aims

The balance between stochastic forces and frequency-dependent mating largely governs style morph frequencies in heterostylous...

Frequency-dependent pollinator discrimination acts against female plants in the gynodioecious Geranium maculatum

Megan L. Van Etten and Shu-Mei Chang.

in Annals of Botany

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 7353 words.

Background and Aims

Gynodioecy, the co-occurrence of female and hermaphroditic individuals, is thought to be an intermediate step between hermaphroditism and...

Going native? Flower use by bumblebees in English urban gardens

Mick E. Hanley, Amanda J. Awbi and Miguel Franco.

in Annals of Botany

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 5724 words.

Background and Aims

Although urban gardens provide opportunities for pollinators in an otherwise inhospitable environment, most garden plants are not native...

Harnessing apomictic reproduction in grasses: what we have learned from Paspalum

Juan Pablo A. Ortiz, Camilo L. Quarin, Silvina C. Pessino, Carlos Acuña, Eric J. Martínez, Francisco Espinoza, Diego H. Hojsgaard, Maria E. Sartor, Maria E. Cáceres and Fulvio Pupilli.

in Annals of Botany

September 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 16080 words.

Background

Apomixis is an alternative route of plant reproduction that produces individuals genetically identical to the mother plant through seeds. Apomixis...

Immunolocalization of arabinogalactan proteins (AGPs) in reproductive structures of an early-divergent angiosperm, Trithuria (Hydatellaceae)

Mário Costa, Ana Marta Pereira, Paula J. Rudall and Sílvia Coimbra.

in Annals of Botany

February 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 4001 words.

Background and Aims Trithuria

is the sole genus of Hydatellaceae, a family of the early-divergent angiosperm lineage Nymphaeales (water-lilies). In this...

The impact of extensive clonal growth on fine-scale mating patterns: a full paternity analysis of a lily-of-the-valley population (Convallaria majalis)

Katrien Vandepitte, Tim De Meyer, Hans Jacquemyn, Isabel Roldán-Ruiz and Olivier Honnay.

in Annals of Botany

April 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 4163 words.

Background and Aims

The combination of clonality and a mating system promoting outcrossing is considered advantageous because outcrossing avoids the fitness...

In the right place at the right time: Parnassia resolves the herkogamy dilemma by accurate repositioning of stamens and stigmas

W. Scott Armbruster, Sarah A. Corbet, Aidan J. M. Vey, Shu-Juan Liu and Shuang-Quan Huang.

in Annals of Botany

January 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 5227 words.

Background and Aims

Spatial (herkogamy) and temporal (dichogamy) separation of pollen presentation and stigma receptivity have been interpreted as reducing...

Inbreeding effects in a mixed-mating vine: effects of mating history, pollen competition and stress on the cost of inbreeding

Øystein H. Opedal, W. Scott Armbruster and Christophe Pélabon.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 8211 words.

Inbreeding depression is assumed to be a central factor contributing to the stability of plant mating systems. Predicting the fitness consequence of inbreeding in natural populations is...

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Increased heterosis in selfing populations of a perennial forb

Christopher G. Oakley, Jonathan P. Spoelhof and Douglas W. Schemske.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Evolution; Genetics and Genomics; Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 9871 words.

Quantifying the importance of random genetic drift in natural populations is central to understanding the potential limits to natural selection. One approach is to estimate the magnitude of...

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Inflorescence dimorphism, heterodichogamy and thrips pollination in Platycarya strobilacea (Juglandaceae)

Tatsundo Fukuhara and Shin-ichiro Tokumaru.

in Annals of Botany

February 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 6329 words.

Background and Aims

Unlike other taxa in Juglandaceae or in closely related families, which are anemophilous, Platycarya strobilacea has been suggested to be...

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