Resource allocation in sequentially flowering Cosmos bipinnatus

Linville, Susan U.
July 1995
American Midland Naturalist;Jul95, Vol. 134 Issue 1, p84
Academic Journal
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.


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