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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

Month: Jul
Year: 2010

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Estuaries and Coasts
Volume: 33
Issue: 4
Pages: 840-852

Article Topic(s): Ecotype,Stress
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Borrichia frutescens (Bushy seaside tansy),

Abstract

Investigates 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.

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C. 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.

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ISSN: 1559-2723
DOI: 10.1007/s12237-009-9186-4

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