TITLE

Resource allocation in sequentially flowering Cosmos bipinnatus

AUTHOR(S)
Linville, Susan U.
PUB. DATE
July 1995
SOURCE
American Midland Naturalist;Jul95, Vol. 134 Issue 1, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates infructescence and seed production in Cosmos bippinatus. Response of the plant to predation by producing more infructescences; Sequential flowering as a mechanism to compensate for early seed predation; Increasing seed production in later infructescences; Increasing infructescence number; Shortening the time needed to produce later infructescences.
ACCESSION #
9509292222

 

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