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Effect of population size on the mating system in a self-compatible, autogamous plant, Aquilegia canadensis (Ranunculaceae)

Author(s): M. B. Routley, K. Mavraganis and C. G. Eckert

Month: May
Year: 1999

Journal: Heredity
Volume: 82
Pages: 518-528

Article Topic(s): Genetics,Pollination,Seed increase
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Aquilegia canadensis (Eastern red columbine),

Abstract

Examines the relationship between population size and outcrossing in Aquilegia canadensis populations in Ontario, Canada. This species is highly self-compatible and can set seeds in the absence of a pollinator. The article discusses effects on inbreeding depression and seed germination.

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M. B. Routley, K. Mavraganis and C. G. Eckert. "Effect of population size on the mating system in a self-compatible, autogamous plant, Aquilegia canadensis (Ranunculaceae)." Heredity 82 (1999): 518-528.

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ISSN: 0018-067X
DOI: 10.1038/sj.hdy.6885220

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