Studies of fertility of Dicranum majus in two populations with contrasted sporophyte production

  title={Studies of fertility of Dicranum majus in two populations with contrasted sporophyte production},
  author={Ida M. Sagmo Solli and Lars S{\"o}derstr{\"o}m and Solveig Bakken and Kjell Ivar Flatberg and B{\aa}rd Pedersen},
  journal={Journal of Bryology},
  pages={3 - 8}
Abstract Some populations of the dioicous moss Dicranum majus Sm. in southern Norway do not or only rarely produce sporophytes, while most populations in central Norway produce sporophytes frequently. Two populations of D. majus in spruce forest, one from southern Norway (without sporophytes) and one from central Norway (with many sporophytes) were investigated to find differences in sexual reproduction between them. The population in southern Norway had only a few perichaetia and neither dwarf… 
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