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Invasive Exotic Plant-Bee Interactions

Karen Goodell

in Bee Pollination in Agricultural Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195316957
eISBN:
9780199871575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316957.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter examines the interactions between exotic invasive plants focusing on the following questions: How do bees contribute to invasive plant establishment and spread? How do resident bee ... More


Pollination, Mating, and Reproduction in Plants

Pat Willmer

in Pollination and Floral Ecology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128610
eISBN:
9781400838943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128610.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines pollination, mating, and reproduction in plants. Plant reproduction can be either sexual or asexual, but the generation of new variants (which is the underlying necessity for ... More


Future Directions

Gregory P. Cheplick and Stanley H. Faeth

in Ecology and Evolution of the Grass-Endophyte Symbiosis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195308082
eISBN:
9780199867462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308082.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Systemic endophytes of grasses provide ideal systems for testing ecological and evolutionary theory, as well as providing an important research platform for developing and improving pasture and turf ... More


Imperial botany and the early scientific breeders

Denis J. Murphy

in People, Plants and Genes: The Story of Crops and Humanity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199207145
eISBN:
9780191708893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207145.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The expansion of the British and Dutch mercantile empires from the 17th century was accompanied by a renewal of the old Babylonian concept of Imperial Botany, now made all the more effective by a new ... More


Demography and reproduction

R. M. M. Crawford

in Tundra-Taiga Biology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199559404
eISBN:
9780191810053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199559404.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the resilience of arctic biota to climatic fluctuations and disturbance. The ability to repair decimated populations by sexual reproduction or, as in the case with plants, also ... More


Flowering Phenology and Pollination Systems Diversity in the Seasonal Dry Forest

Gordon W. Frankie, William A. Haber, S. Bradleigh Vinson, Kamaljit S. Bawa, Peter S. Ronchi, and Nelson Zamora

in Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica: Learning the Lessons in a Seasonal Dry Forest

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223097
eISBN:
9780520937772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223097.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on plant reproduction in the seasonal dry forest of Costa Rica. It discusses flowering phenology and pollination systems in the dry forest and compares the diversity with that of ... More


Reproduction of Conifers

E. C. Pielou

in The World of Northern Evergreens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter discusses the reproduction of conifers. For conifers, pollination involves the transfer of pollen grains from a pollen cone to a seed cone, where they will fertilize the ovules (seeds ... More


The Greening of the Land

Frank H. T. Rhodes

in Origins: The Search for Our Prehistoric Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702440
eISBN:
9781501706233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702440.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter points out the impact of plant life on both the evolution of animals and the development of the planet. In particular, the chapter focuses on land plants and their development from ... More


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