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Environmental and genetic determinants of plant size in Viola sororia

Author(s): A. E. Antlfinger, W. F. Curtis, O. T. Solbrig

Year: 1985

Journal: Evolution
Volume: 39
Issue: 5
Pages: 1053-1064

Article Topic(s): Genetics, Light, Morphology
Research Setting(s): Forest

Species Referenced: Viola sororia (Missouri violet),


Investigates the basis of size variation among individuals of Viola sororia by growing wild collected genets under different light regimes in the greenhouse. The study concludes that size differences in natural populations are due to both differences in environment and genetics.

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A. E. Antlfinger, W. F. Curtis, and O. T. Solbrig. "Environmental and genetic determinants of plant size in Viola sororia." Evolution 39.5 (1985): 1053-1064.

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ISSN: 0014-3820
JSTOR: 10.2307/2408733
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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