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Plasticity, Not Adaptation to Salt Level, Explains Variation Along a Salinity Gradient in a Salt Marsh Perennial
Author(s): C. L. Richards, S. N. White, M. A. McGuire, S. J. Franks, L. A. Donovan and R. Mauricio
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Estuaries and Coasts
Article Topic(s): Ecotype,Stress
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse
Species Referenced: Borrichia frutescens (Bushy seaside tansy),
AbstractInvestigates salinity responses in Borrichia frutescens. The results indicate that this species' ability to adapt to different levels of salinity is due to plasticity rather than reflective of genotypic variation.
Suggested CitationC. L. Richards, S. N. White, M. A. McGuire, S. J. Franks, L. A. Donovan and R. Mauricio. "Plasticity, Not Adaptation to Salt Level, Explains Variation Along a Salinity Gradient in a Salt Marsh Perennial." Estuaries and Coasts 33.4 (2010): 840-852.