Clues on how flowering plants spread

June 20, 2011

plant sex and female competition

Clues on how flowering plants spread

In an article published in Proceedings of the National Academy of SciencesJulien Bachelier and William (Ned) Friedman show that in Trimenia moorei, an ancient linage of woody vines, the females, not the males, compete for reproduction. The article was recommended by the Faculty of 1000. more » abstract »