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Adaptation for rodent pollination in Leucospermum arenarium (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...

Against the odds: complete outcrossing in a monoecious clonal seagrass Posidonia australis (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...

Analysis of variation for apomictic reproduction in diploid Paspalum rufum

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...

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...

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...

Breeding systems, hybridization and continuing evolution in Avon Gorge Sorbus

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...

Buzz pollination in eight bumblebee-pollinated Pedicularis 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...

Clonal growth is enhanced in the absence of a mating morph: a comparative study of fertile stylar polymorphic and sterile monomorphic populations of Nymphoides montana (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...

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,...

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...

Corolla morphology influences diversification rates in bifid toadflaxes (Linaria sect. Versicolores)

Mario Fernández-Mazuecos, José Luis Blanco-Pastor, José M. Gómez and Pablo Vargas.

in Annals of Botany

December 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 11228 words.

Background and Aims

The role of flower specialization in plant speciation and evolution remains controversial. In this study the evolution of flower traits...

Desiccation tolerance, longevity and seed-siring ability of entomophilous pollen from UK native orchid species

Timothy R. Marks, Philip T. Seaton and Hugh W. Pritchard.

in Annals of Botany

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

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

Background and Aims

Pollinator-limited seed-set in some terrestrial orchids is compensated for by the presence of long-lived flowers. This study tests the...

Developmental stages of cultivated strawberry flowers in relation to chilling sensitivity

Maria Teresa Ariza, Carmen Soria and Elsa Martínez-Ferri.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5932 words.

Environmental factors affecting flower development may limit the yields of fruiting crops worldwide. In temperate regions, chilling temperatures during flower development can compromise...

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Differences in dichogamy and herkogamy contribute to higher selfing in contrasting environments in the annual Blackstonia perfoliata (Gentianaceae)

Rein Brys, Bram Geens, Tom Beeckman and Hans Jacquemyn.

in Annals of Botany

April 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 7245 words.

Background and Aims

The establishment of plant populations in novel environments may generate pronounced shifts in floral traits and plant mating systems,...

Diversity of sexual systems within different lineages of the genus Silene

Inés Casimiro-Soriguer, Maria L. Buide and Eduardo Narbona.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution; Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 7854 words.

Species and populations can be categorized by their sexual systems, depending on the spatial distribution of female and male reproductive structures within and among plants. Although a high...

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Do specialized flowers promote reproductive isolation? Realized pollination accuracy of three sympatric Pedicularis species

W. Scott Armbruster, Xiao-Qing Shi and Shuang-Quan Huang.

in Annals of Botany

January 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 6606 words.

Background and Aims

Interest in pollinator-mediated evolutionary divergence of flower phenotype and speciation in plants has been at the core of plant...

Ecological context and metapopulation dynamics affect sex-ratio variation among dioecious plant populations

David L. Field, Melinda Pickup and Spencer C. H. Barrett.

in Annals of Botany

May 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Ecology; Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 4862 words.

Background and Aims

Populations of dioecious flowering plants commonly exhibit heterogeneity in sex ratios and deviations from the equilibrium expectation of...

Effects of mating system on adaptive potential for leaf morphology in Crepis tectorum (Asteraceae)

Stefan Andersson and Jones K. Ofori.

in Annals of Botany

September 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 6241 words.

Background and Aims

A shift from outcrossing to selfing is thought to reduce the long-term survival of populations by decreasing the genetic variation...

Electrophoretic profiling and immunocytochemical detection of pectins and arabinogalactan proteins in olive pollen during germination and pollen tube growth

Antonio J. Castro, Cynthia Suárez, Krzysztof Zienkiewicz, Juan de Dios Alché, Agnieszka Zienkiewicz and María Isabel Rodríguez-García.

in Annals of Botany

August 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 6978 words.

Background and Aims

Cell wall pectins and arabinogalactan proteins (AGPs) are important for pollen tube growth. The aim of this work was to study the...

The endangered Iris atropurpurea (Iridaceae) in Israel: honey-bees, night-sheltering male bees and female solitary bees as pollinators

Stella Watts, Yuval Sapir, Bosmat Segal and Amots Dafni.

in Annals of Botany

March 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Reproduction and Propagation. 8607 words.

Background and Aims

The coastal plain of Israel hosts the last few remaining populations of the endemic Iris atropurpurea (Iridaceae), a Red List species of...