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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
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
To maximize fitness, plants need to perceive changes in their light environment and adjust their physiological responses… 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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Review
2007
Review
2007
In this paper, we review the phenomenon of nectar resorption, focusing on its physiological and ecological meaning. Nectar… 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
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
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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