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Pollen-tube competition and male fitness in Hibiscus moscheutos

Author(s): A. A. Snow and T. P. Spira

Month: Oct
Year: 1996

Journal: Evolution
Volume: 50
Issue: 5
Pages: 1866-1870

Article Topic(s): Competition, Pollination
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Hibiscus moscheutos (Crimson-eyed rose-mallow),


Evaluates the extent of variation in pollen performance amount Hibiscus moscheutos plants from natural populations. The article concludes that pollen-tube competitive ability varies among coexisting plants.

Suggested Citation

A. A. Snow and T. P. Spira. "Pollen-tube competition and male fitness in Hibiscus moscheutos." Evolution 50.5 (1996): 1866-1870.

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