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Pollination: The price of attraction

Whitehead, Michael; Phillips, Ryan; Peakall, Rodney

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Nectar is the major currency bringing together plants and pollinators; yet the costs and benefits of nectar production remain poorly understood. A low nectar line developed in Petunia offers an innovative approach to this problem and may offer clues to why some plants cheat and secure pollination via deception.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66703
Source: Current Biology
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.06.072

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