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Floral morphology mediates temporal variation in the mating system of a self-compatible plant
Author(s): C. G. Eckert, B. Ozimec, C. R. Herlihy, C. A. Griffin and M. B. Routley
Article Topic(s): Pollination,Mycorrhizae
Research Setting(s): Field
Species Referenced: Aquilegia canadensis (Eastern red columbine),
AbstractTemporal and spatial variation in self-fertilized seed set was studied in Aquilegia canadensis. Rates of selfing varied widely from year to year within and among populations.
Suggested CitationC. G. Eckert, B. Ozimec, C. R. Herlihy, C. A. Griffin and M. B. Routley. "Floral morphology mediates temporal variation in the mating system of a self-compatible plant." Ecology 90.6 (2009): 1540-1548.