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Rapid response to artificial selection on flower size in Phlox
Author(s): G. Lendvai and D. A. Levin
Article Topic(s): Genetics,Morphology
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Phlox drummondii (Annual phlox),
AbstractInvestigates changes in flower size of Phlox drummondii after trait selection over three generations. The authors conclude that morphological floral traits in Phlox drummondii can evolve rapidly.
Suggested CitationG. Lendvai and D. A. Levin. "Rapid response to artificial selection on flower size in Phlox." Heredity 90.4 (2003): 336-342.