Reproduction of Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale) in a Higher Co2 Environment

@inproceedings{McPeek2007ReproductionOD,
  title={Reproduction of Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale) in a Higher Co2 Environment},
  author={Tamara M. McPeek and Xianzhong Wang},
  booktitle={Weed Science},
  year={2007}
}
Abstract Dandelion is a cosmopolitan weed of economic and environmental significance because of its negative effects on crop yield and the large amount of herbicides used for its control in agricultural, residential, and recreational areas in North America. Asexual dandelion plants, which are apomictic and produce genetically identical seeds, provide a great experimental model for biological studies, such as examination of its reproductive responses to global environmental changes. In a growth… 
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