Evolutionary senescence in plants

Abstract

Senescence is a decline in age-specific survival and reproduction with advancing age. Studies of evolutionary plant senescence are designed to explain this decline in life history components within the context of natural selection. A review of studies of plant demography reveals senescent declines in both annual and perennial plants, but also suggests that… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01435987

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@article{Roach2005EvolutionarySI, title={Evolutionary senescence in plants}, author={Deborah Ann Roach}, journal={Genetica}, year={2005}, volume={91}, pages={53-64} }