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Fitness consequences and heritability aspects of emergence date in Phlox drummondii

Author(s): M. G. Kelly and D. A. Levin

Month: Dec
Year: 1997

Journal: Journal of Ecology
Volume: 85
Issue: 6
Pages: 755-766

Article Topic(s): Establishment methods,Ecotype
Research Setting(s): Field

Species Referenced: Phlox drummondii (Annual phlox),


Determines the effects of emergence date on the fitness of Phlox drummondii from three populations in Texas. There were significant differences among populations and emergence dates. Generally, fitness decreased with later emergence.

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M. G. Kelly and D. A. Levin. "Fitness consequences and heritability aspects of emergence date in Phlox drummondii." Journal of Ecology 85.6 (1997): 755-766.

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