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nectar secretion

The controlled release of a nectar by a cell or a tissue. Nectar is a fluid secreted by many angiosperms to promote pollination by providing a reward… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Angiosperms developed floral nectaries that reward pollinating insects. Although nectar function and composition have been… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Plants produce nectar in their flowers as a reward for their pollinators and most of our crops depend on insect pollination, but… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND AND SCOPE Models of nectar formation and exudation in multilayered nectaries with modified stomata or permeable… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Plants respond to herbivore attack with the release of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which can attract predatory arthropods… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus) features two indirect anti-herbivore defenses—emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Studies of the relationship between the composition of nectar and its consumers often focus on single or very few species, thus… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Flowering and nectar secretion were studied in Platanthera chlorantha in two years. Nectar was secreted and accumulated in this… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Summary 1. Many plants produce extrafloral nectar (EFN) to nourish ants and other animals which defend them against herbivores… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
We examined diurnal and nocturnal nectar secretion across sexual stages in protandrous Alstroemeria aurea, a bumble bee… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
The most abundant tree species in much of the undisturbed Hawaiian forest was the subject of a 2—yr study on plant—pollinator… Expand
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