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Kosteletzkya virginica displays mixed mating in response to the pollinator environment despite strong inbreeding depression

Author(s): C. J. Ruan, H. Li and S. Mopper

Month: Aug
Year: 2009

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Plant Ecology
Volume: 203
Issue: 2
Pages: 183-193

Article Topic(s): Genetics,Pollination
Research Setting(s): Coastal

Species Referenced: Kosteletzkya virginica (Virginia saltmarsh mallow),

Abstract

Evaluates the incidence of self-pollination and inbreeding depression in introduced populations of Kosteletzkya virginica (syn. K. pentacarpos) in China. Selfing rates were significantly correlated with pollinator failure. There was evidence of strong inbreeding depression.

Suggested Citation

C. J. Ruan, H. Li and S. Mopper. "Kosteletzkya virginica displays mixed mating in response to the pollinator environment despite strong inbreeding depression." Plant Ecology 203.2 (2009): 183-193.

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ISSN: 1385-0237
DOI: 10.1007/s11258-008-9525-8

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