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Towards an understanding of the mixed breeding system of swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)

Author(s): S. R. Lipow and R. Wyatt

Month: Jul-Sep
Year: 2000

Journal: Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society
Volume: 127
Issue: 3
Pages: 193-199

Article Topic(s): Pollination,Genetics
Research Setting(s): Forest,,Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Asclepias incarnata (Swamp milkweed),

Abstract

Researches the self-fertility of Asclepias incarnata subspecies incarnata from two populations in Virgina. Plants that were self-pollinated had significantly lower fruit set than cross-pollinated plants, although there was variability among plants.

Suggested Citation

S. R. Lipow and R. Wyatt. "Towards an understanding of the mixed breeding system of swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)." Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 127.3 (2000): 193-199.

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