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Differentiation in native as well as introduced ranges: germination reflects mean and variance in cover of surrounding vegetation

Tina Heger, Gabriele Nikles and Brooke S Jacobs.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Pathology and Diseases; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution. 8338 words.

Abstract

Germination, a crucial phase in the life cycle of a plant, can be significantly influenced by competition and facilitation. The aim of this study was...

Genetic diversity and floral width variation in introduced and native populations of a long-lived woody perennial

Jane C. Stout, Karl J. Duffy, Paul A. Egan, Maeve Harbourne and Trevor R. Hodkinson.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Pathology and Diseases; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution. 6206 words.

Populations of introduced species in their new environments are expected to differ from native populations, due to processes such as genetic drift, founder effects and local adaptation,...

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Rapid divergence of ecotypes of an invasive plant

Avik Ray and Rajasri Ray.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Pathology and Diseases; Plant Evolution. 6733 words.

Invasive species demonstrate rapid evolution within a very short period of time allowing one to understand the underlying mechanism(s). Lantana camara, a highly invasive plant of the...

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