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Examining Drivers Of Phenotypic Variation In The Perennial Herb Showy Milkweed (Asclepias Speciosa).

@inproceedings{Sussman2017ExaminingDO,
  title={Examining Drivers Of Phenotypic Variation In The Perennial Herb Showy Milkweed (Asclepias Speciosa).},
  author={Kira I Sussman},
  year={2017}
}
  • Kira I Sussman
  • Published 2017
  • Biology
  • Sussman, Kira, B.S., December 2017 Ecology and Organismal Biology Faculty Mentor: Dr. Lila Fishman Many plant species show variation in phenotypic traits, such as traits related to growth and defense against herbivores, across environmental gradients. Differences in phenotypic traits can be due to selection, leading to local adaptation, or due to the random process of genetic drift. To examine the driver of phenotypic variation, I conducted a Qst (a measure of phenotypic variation among… CONTINUE READING

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