Genetic effects of habitat fragmentation in Viola pubescens (Violaceae), a perennial herb with chasmogamous and cleistogamous flowers

@article{Culley2003GeneticEO,
  title={Genetic effects of habitat fragmentation in Viola pubescens (Violaceae), a perennial herb with chasmogamous and cleistogamous flowers},
  author={Theresa M. Culley and Thomas C. Grubb},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2003},
  volume={12}
}
The reproductive biology of a plant species is important in the response of populations to habitat fragmentation, especially if plant–pollinator interactions are disrupted. The genetic effects of forest fragmentation were examined in the common understorey herb Viola pubescens, a species that produces self‐pollinated cleistogamous (CL) flowers and potentially outcrossing chasmogamous (CH) flowers. Using allozymes, we measured genetic variation in different sized populations. These were located… Expand
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