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Diversity and temporal change in the effective pollinators of Asclepias tuberosa

Author(s): M. Fishbein and D. L. Venable

Month: Jun
Year: 1996

Journal: Ecology
Volume: 77
Issue: 4
Pages: 1061-1073

Article Topic(s): Pollination
Research Setting(s): Field

Species Referenced: Asclepias tuberosa (Butterflyweed),


Pollination biology of Asclepias tuberosa was studied in southeastern Arizona. Hymenoptera were most effective at pollinating flowers, however visitation rates and pollinator effectiveness varied by year.

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M. Fishbein and D. L. Venable. "Diversity and temporal change in the effective pollinators of Asclepias tuberosa." Ecology 77.4 (1996): 1061-1073.

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ISSN: 0012-9658
DOI: 10.2307/2265576

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