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The potential and realised mating system of Sagittaria platyphylla

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posted on 11.02.2021, 02:21 by Susan Hoebee, TJ Edwards
In addition to asexual reproduction, Sagittaria platyphylla (Engelmann) J.G. Smith has a number of sexual strategies that promote reproductive assurance. These include attracting a wide suite of floral visitors, a prolonged flowering season, overlap of male and female flowering phases within individual inflorescences and among plants within a population, incomplete self‐incompatibility and avoidance of pollen limitation through extra‐gynoecial pollen tube growth. Reproduction remains a critical point in the life‐cycle of the plant that should be specifically targeted by management strategies to reduce the prolific production of seed.

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01/01/2012

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CSIRO

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Industry research report

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Department of Botany, La Trobe University

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Bundoora, Vic

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15p. (p. 1-15)

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