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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
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Plant Ecology
Article Topic(s): Genetics,Pollination
Research Setting(s): Coastal
Species Referenced: Kosteletzkya virginica (Virginia saltmarsh mallow),
AbstractEvaluates 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 CitationC. 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.