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Genetic diversity and population structure of Yucca filamentosa (Agavaceae)

Author(s): L. K. Massey and J. L. Hamrick

Month: Mar
Year: 1998

Publication Type: Article
Journal: American Journal of Botany
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Volume: 85
Issue: 3
Pages: 340-345

Article Topic(s): Genetics
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Yucca filamentosa (Adam's needle),


Researches the genetic diversity of 18 populations of Yucca filamentosa in the southeastern United States. Levels of genetic diversity were high, despite the behavior of this species' sole pollinator, the yucca moth.

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L. K. Massey and J. L. Hamrick. "Genetic diversity and population structure of Yucca filamentosa (Agavaceae)." American Journal of Botany 85.3 (1998): 340-345.

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ISSN: 0002-9122

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