March 28, 2016

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    Seasonal variation in selfing rate

    Flowering plants display considerable variation in mating system, particularly the relative frequency of cross- and self-fertilization. The majority of estimates of outcrossing rate do not account for temporal variation, particularly during the flowering season. Yin et al. investigate seasonal variation in mating using genetic markers in Incarvillea sinensis (Bignoniaceae), a desert annual with showy, insect-pollinated […] More