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Female sterility in Ulmus minor (Ulmaceae): a hypothesis invoking the cost of sex in a clonal plant.

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A high incidence of individuals with low seed set was found in two populations of the field elm Ulmus minor, a European tree that reproduces sexually and via vegetative propagation through root sprouting. One population was a seminatural stand, while the other was established by artificial propagation of genotypes sampled widely across Spain. The low seed set in both populations was due to both pre- and post-zygotic factors, the importance of which vary between genotypes. These factors includ...

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10.3732/ajb.90.4.603

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Plant Sciences
Journal:
American journal of botany
Volume:
90
Issue:
4
Pages:
603-609
Publication date:
2003-04-05
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EISSN:
1537-2197
ISSN:
0002-9122
URN:
uuid:91cb7d9b-525b-4513-a8af-b8854ba1be3e
Source identifiers:
38657
Local pid:
pubs:38657

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