Plant Nectar

Known as: Nectars, Nectars, Plant, Nectar, Plant 
Sugar-rich liquid produced in plant glands called nectaries. It is either produced in flowers or other plant structures, providing a source of… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Nectar contains water, sugars and amino acids to attract pollinators and defenders and is protected from nectar robbers and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Directional evolutionary trends have long garnered interest because they suggest that evolution can be predictable. However, the… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Plants respond to herbivore attack with the release of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which can attract predatory arthropods… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Flowers produce a plethora of secondary metabolites but only nectar sugars, floral pigments and headspace volatiles have been… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
This corrects the article DOI: 10.1038/nature05260 
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
A honey bee colony can skillfully choose among nectar sources. It will selectively exploit the most profitable source in an array… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Many angiosperms use a remarkable reproductive strategy that relies on attracting animals (insect, avian or mammalian pollinators… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Plant species in at least 66 families produce extrafloral nectar (EFN) on their leaves or shoots and therewith attract predators… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
 Individuals of some species of pollinating insects tend to restrict their visits to only a few of the available plant species… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
To understand the adaptive nature of floral nectar production it is necessary to determine for individual plants the associated… (More)
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