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Pollination biology, self-incompatibility, and sterility in Ipomoea pandurata (L.) GFW MEYER (Convolvulaceae)
Author(s): J. M. Stucky and R. L. Beckmann
Publication Type: Article
Journal: American Journal of Botany
Article Topic(s): Morphology, Pollination, Seed collecting, Seed increase
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Ipomoea pandurata (Man of the earth),
AbstractDescribes the reasons why Ipomoea pandurata rarely produces seed. Although the species is self-incompatible, this is a secondary factor contributing to reduced seed production. The primary factor is sterility caused by pollen tube failure in the style.
Suggested CitationJ. M. Stucky and R. L. Beckmann. "Pollination biology, self-incompatibility, and sterility in Ipomoea pandurata (L.) GFW MEYER (Convolvulaceae)." American Journal of Botany 69.6 (1982): 1022-1031.