Evolution of sex: The evolution of plant sexual diversity

@article{Barrett2002EvolutionOS,
  title={Evolution of sex: The evolution of plant sexual diversity},
  author={Spencer C. H. Barrett},
  journal={Nature Reviews Genetics},
  year={2002},
  volume={3},
  pages={274-284}
}
  • S. Barrett
  • Published 1 April 2002
  • Biology
  • Nature Reviews Genetics
Charles Darwin recognized that flowering plants have an unrivalled diversity of sexual systems. Determining the ecological and genetic factors that govern sexual diversification in plants is today a central problem in evolutionary biology. The integration of phylogenetic, ecological and population-genetic studies have provided new insights into the selective mechanisms that are responsible for major evolutionary transitions between reproductive modes. 

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