Potential and realized rates of vegetative reproduction in Spirodela polyrhiza, Lemna minor, and Wolffia borealis

  title={Potential and realized rates of vegetative reproduction in Spirodela polyrhiza, Lemna minor, and Wolffia borealis},
  author={Gordon D. Lemon and Usher Posluszny and Brian C. Husband},
  journal={Aquatic Botany},
Abstract The rate of vegetative propagule development was estimated in three duckweed (Lemnaceae) species, Spirodela polyrhiza , Lemna minor , and Wolffia borealis , by measuring the number of daughter fronds produced over the life span of mother fronds. [...] Key Result This translates to a higher rate of population growth for W. borealis .Expand

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