Biased Sex Ratios in Plants: Theory and Trends

  title={Biased Sex Ratios in Plants: Theory and Trends},
  author={Jordan P. Sinclair and J. M. Emlen and D. Carl Freeman},
  journal={The Botanical Review},
This paper examines the history of sex ratio theory and the effects of multiple variables on individual and population sex ratios. It also provides examples where plants have been used to test major predictions of sex ratio theory. Then, using over 200 studies from the literature, dioecious plant species are categorized based on their life form, pollination agent, fruit dispersal agent, and sex ratio. A loglinear analysis is used to look at possible correlations between the sex ratio of a… CONTINUE READING
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