The Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences of Clonality for Plant Mating

  title={The Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences of Clonality for Plant Mating},
  author={Mario Vallejo‐Mar{\'i}n and Marcel E. Dorken and Spencer C. H. Barrett},
  journal={Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics},
Many flowering plants exhibit dual reproductive modes, producing both sexual and asexual offspring. The commonest form of asexual reproduction is clonal growth, in which vegetative modules (ramets) are produced by the parental genotype (genet). In plants, sexual and asexual reproduction usually occur simultaneously, and this can lead to allocation trade-offs and antagonism between reproductive modes. Our review considers the ecological and evolutionary consequences of functional interactions… 

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