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  • Mating system of dwarf eelgrass
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    Mating system of dwarf eelgrass

    Mating system of dwarf eelgrass Seagrasses exhibit extensive clonal growth and kinship structure among neighbouring genets. Zipperle et al. demonstrate a predominantly outcrossing mating system and multiple paternity in the intertidal seagrass Zostera noltii. They find geitonogamy intrinsic to the clonal life-history of Z. noltii, whereas biparental inbreeding is negligible. Pollen dispersal distance matches average […] More