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Seed dormancy and germination vary within and among species of milkweeds

Thomas N Kaye, Isaac J Sandlin and Matt A Bahm.

Edited by Gabriela Auge.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Plant Reproduction and Propagation; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6937 words.

Abstract

Pollinators in general and monarch butterflies in particular are in decline due to habitat loss. Efforts to restore habitats for insects that rely on...

Seed germination and seedling development in response to submergence in tree species of the Central Amazonian floodplains

Risolandia Bezerra de Melo, Augusto César Franco, Clovis Oliveira Silva, Maria Teresa Fernandez Piedade and Cristiane Silva Ferreira.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Developmental Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology; Plant Reproduction and Propagation; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7314 words.

Successful germination and seedling establishment are crucial steps for maintenance and expansion of plant populations and recovery from perturbations. Every year the Amazon River and its...

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Seeing the forest through the trees: comprehensive inference on individual mating patterns in a mixed stand of Quercus robur and Q. petraea

Igor J. Chybicki and Jaroslaw Burczyk.

in Annals of Botany

August 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 10775 words.

Background and Aims

Sexual reproduction is one of the most important moments in a life cycle, determining the genetic composition of individual offspring....

Size-dependent gender modification in Lilium apertum (Liliaceae): does this species exhibit gender diphasy?

Zhi-Qiang Zhang, Xing-Fu Zhu, Hang Sun, Yong-Ping Yang and Spencer C. H. Barrett.

in Annals of Botany

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 8524 words.

Background and Aims

Variation in the relative female and male reproductive success of flowering plants is widespread, despite the fundamental hermaphroditic...

Spore liberation in mosses revisited

Friederike Gallenmüller, Max Langer, Simon Poppinga, Hanns-Heinz Kassemeyer and Thomas Speck.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution; Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 7774 words.

Abstract

The ability to perform hygroscopic movements has evolved in many plant lineages and relates to a multitude of different functions such as seed burial,...

Tapetum and middle layer control male fertility in Actinidia deliciosa

Giuseppina Falasca, Simone D'Angeli, Rita Biasi, Laura Fattorini, Maja Matteucci, Antonella Canini and Maria Maddalena Altamura.

in Annals of Botany

October 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 7311 words.

Background and Aims

Dioecism characterizes many crop species of economic value, including kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa). Kiwifruit male sterility occurs at...

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Temporal and intraclonal variation of flowering and pseudovivipary in Poa bulbosa

Micha Ofir and Jaime Kigel.

in Annals of Botany

January 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 5379 words.

Background and Aims

Versatility in the reproductive development of pseudoviviparous grasses in response to growth conditions is an intriguing reproduction...

Temporal variation in phenotypic gender and expected functional gender within and among individuals in an annual plant

Emily J. Austen and Arthur E. Weis.

in Annals of Botany

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Physiology; Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 8135 words.

Background and Aims

Adaptive explanations for variation in sex allocation centre on variation in resource status and variation in the mating environment. The...

Time-lapse imaging of self- and cross-pollinations in Brassica rapa

Kenichiro Hiroi, Mikako Sone, Satomi Sakazono, Masaaki Osaka, Hiromi Masuko-Suzuki, Tomoki Matsuda, Go Suzuki, Keita Suwabe and Masao Watanabe.

in Annals of Botany

July 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 4184 words.

Background and Aims

Pollination is an important process in the life cycle of plants and is the first step in bringing together the male and female...

Transitions between self-compatibility and self-incompatibility and the evolution of reproductive isolation in the large and diverse tropical genus Dendrobium (Orchidaceae)

Fabio Pinheiro, Donata Cafasso, Salvatore Cozzolino and Giovanni Scopece.

in Annals of Botany

September 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 7877 words.

Background and Aims The evolution of interspecific reproductive barriers is crucial to understanding species evolution. This study examines the contribution of transitions...

Using theories of sexual selection and sexual conflict to improve our understanding of plant ecology and evolution

Åsa Lankinen and Kristina Karlsson Green.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution; Plant Reproduction and Propagation; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 12741 words.

Today it is accepted that the theories of sexual selection and sexual conflict are general and can be applied to both animals and plants. However, potentially due to a controversial...

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Variation and evolution of herkogamy in Exochaenium (Gentianaceae): implications for the evolution of distyly

Jonathan Kissling and Spencer C. H. Barrett.

in Annals of Botany

July 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 4983 words.

Backgrounds and Aims

The spatial separation of stigmas and anthers (herkogamy) in flowering plants functions to reduce self-pollination and avoid...

Variation in reward quality and pollinator attraction: the consumer does not always get it right

David E. Carr, Ariela I. Haber, Kathryn A. LeCroy, De'Ashia E. Lee and Rosabeth I. Link.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 7759 words.

Nearly all bees rely on pollen as the sole protein source for the development of their larvae. The central importance of pollen for the bee life cycle should exert strong selection on their...

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Variation of microsporogenesis in monocots producing monosulcate pollen grains

Z. Toghranegar, S. Nadot and B. Albert.

in Annals of Botany

July 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 3193 words.

Background and Aims

Microsporogenesis leading to monosulcate pollen grains has already been described for a wide range of monocot species. However, a...