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Gender and Sexual Dimorphism in Flowering Plants

Edited By: Monica A Geber, Todd E Dawson and Lynda F Delph

305 pages, 27 figs, 29 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #89416 | ISBN: 3540645977
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Examines the evolutionary advantages of gender and sexual dimorphism in flowering plants.


Contents

Gender and Sexual Dimorphism in Flowering Plants: Review of Terminology, Biogeographic Patterns, Ecological Correlates, and Phylogenetic Approaches.- Theories of the Evolution of Dioecy.- Empirical Studies: Evolution and Maintenance of Dimorphic Breeding Systems.- Theories of the Evolution of Sexual Dimorphism.- Sexual Dimorphism in Flowers and Inflorescences.- Sexual Dimorphism in Life History.- Sexual Dimorphism in Physiology and Morphology.- Sexual Dimorphism and Biotic Interactions.- Genetics of Gender Dimorphism in Higher Plants.- Quantitative Genetics of Sexual Dimorphism

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