Control of fecundity through abortion in Epilobium montanum L.

@article{Harper2004ControlOF,
  title={Control of fecundity through abortion in Epilobium montanum L.},
  author={J. Harper and H. Wallace},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={74},
  pages={31-38}
}
  • J. Harper, H. Wallace
  • Published 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Oecologia
  • SummaryPlants of the inbreeding perennial herb Epilobium montanum L. were defoliated at two stages in development and the formation and abortion of flower buds, flowers, copsules and ovules was compared with control plants. A comparison was also made of the effects of self- and cross-pollination on fecundily. Defoliation reduced the number of flower buds formed but its greatest effect was to increase the abortion of flower buds. Defoliation also caused earlier abortions which were generally… CONTINUE READING
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