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The role of inbreeding and outbreeding in herbivore resistance and tolerance in Vincetoxicum hirundinaria

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•Background and Aims: Inbreeding via self-fertilization may have negative effects on plant fitness (i.e. inbreeding depression). Outbreeding, or cross-fertilization between genetically dissimilar parental plants, may also disrupt local adaptation or allelic co-adaptation in the offspring and again lead to reduced plant fitness (i.e. outbreeding depression). Inbreeding and outbreeding may also increase plant vulnerability to natural enemies by altering plant quality or defence. The effects of ...

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Publisher copy:
10.1093/aob/mcr174
Journal:
Annals of Botany More from this journal
Volume:
108
Issue:
3
Pages:
547-555
Publication date:
2011-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1095-8290
ISSN:
0305-7364
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:179511
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uuid:e91b9c47-504e-48b0-84b9-02db2c28d1bd
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179511
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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