Matthew Kerwin

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Gynomonoecy is the sexual system in which female and bisexual flowers occur on the same plant. This system has received little attention despite the considerable work on other plant sexual systems in the past few decades. Our study examines one hypothesized advantage of having two flower types on a plant, namely that this arrangement permits flexibility in(More)
The relative distribution of natural ultraviolet radiation has been measured at ten sites on the surface of an unclothed manikin for 2 h around solar noon on 19 different days during late summer in Canterbury, U.K. The dosimeter used was polysulphone film. The results obtained indicate that vertical surfaces of the body receive about one half of the dose(More)
Memory for normal and distinct target sentences in elaborated and isolated contexts was examined in two experiments. Distinctiveness was operationalized as the uniqueness of the stated relation among the elements (words) of the sentence. In both experiments distinct target sentences were recalled significantly better than normal target sentences. Robust(More)
1 Declaration I declare that this thesis is my own work and has not been submitted in any form for another degree or diploma at any university or other institution of tertiary education. Information derived from the published or unpublished work of others has been acknowledged in the text and a list of references is given. Abstract This thesis proposes an(More)
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