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Asclepias

Known as: Milkweeds, Common, Common Milkweed, Common Milkweeds 
A plant genus of the family ASCLEPIADACEAE. This is the true milkweed; APOCYNUM & EUPHORBIA hirta are rarely called milkweed. Asclepias… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Susan Goethel Campbell’s exhibition Field Guide explores the nature of art and the conceptual process through a multimedia… Expand
Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Threats to migratory animals can occur at multiple periods of the annual cycle that are separated by thousands of kilometres and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Summary 1. Entomopathogenic nematodes can function as indirect defence for plants that are attacked by root herbivores. By… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Latex is a sticky emulsion that exudes upon damage from specialized canals in about 10% of flowering plant species. Latex has no… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The leaf surface is the contact point between plants and the environment and plays a crucial role in mediating biotic and abiotic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Given that a plant's defensive strategy against herbivory is never likely to be a single trait, we develop the concept of plant… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The density of corn pollen on leaves of milkweed plants inside and outside of cornfields was measured in several studies from… Expand
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Many mandibulate insects that feed on milkweeds, or other latex-producing plants, cut leaf veins before feeding distal to the… Expand
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The ornaments and weapons of male animals are among the showiest and seemingly most wasteful of nature's productions. Darwin's… Expand
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
A major feature of floral display in many species is the aggregation of individual flowers into inflorescences. Inflorescences… Expand