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Gender and sexual dimorphism in flowering plants

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Published by Springer in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dimorphism (Plants),
  • Sexual dimorphism (Plants)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementMonica A. Geber, Todd E. Dawson, Lynda F. Delph (eds.)
    ContributionsGeber, Monica A., 1954-, Dawson, Todd E., 1955-, Delph, Lynda F., 1957-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK671 .G46 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 305 p. :
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL374529M
    ISBN 103540645977
    LC Control Number98036331

    This book is an edited compendium of twenty chapters addressing the evolution, adaptive significance, and genetic and developmental basis of differences between the sexes in body size and morphology. General concepts and methodologies are introduced in Chapter 1, which also includes an overview of variation in sexual size dimorphism (SSD) with emphasis on extreme .   The plants of Australia are monoecious and dioecious. , Monica A. Geber, Gender and Sexual Dimorphism in Flowering Plants, p Two factors are likely to allow the establishment of forms with reduced pollen output (i.e., fewer male flowers) in a monoecious population: increased seed fitness as a result of an increase in the ratio of.

      Sexual dimorphism in reproductive costs between females and males in dioecious plants is associated with divergent morphologies, life histories, and physiologies between the sexes. Among dioecious flowering plants, females and males often differ in a range of morphological, physiological, and life-history traits. This is referred to as sexual dimorphism, and understanding why it occurs is a central question in evolutionary biology.

    A true dimorphism affecting primary sexual characters and related to gender function appears at lower levels of the inflorescence, whereas an apparent size dimorphism due to positional effects occurs at upper positions. Longevity and distribution of cyathia, and their pattern of nectar production, could improve both male and female fitness.   Gynodioecy is relatively common in flowering plants, but Satyrium ciliatum is the only known case D. MabberleyThe Plant Book (3rd Edition), Cambridge University Press, New York () (Eds.), Gender and Sexual Dimorphism in Flowering Plants, Springer, Heidelberg (), pp. Google Scholar. T.L. AshmanThe role of herbivores in.


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Gender and sexual dimorphism in flowering plants Download PDF EPUB FB2

While the majority of flowering plant species are hermaphroditic, gender di­ morphism, or the occurrence of two sexual morphs, has, nevertheless, evolved on repeated occasions.

Gender dimorphism is found in nearly half of all angio­ sperm families and in approximately 10% of flowering plant. Written by the leading experts in the field, this book examines the evolutionary advantages of gender dimorphism and sexual dimorphism in flowering plants. Divided into three sections: the first introduces readers to the tremendous variety of breeding systems and their evolution in plants and sets the stage for a consideration of the evolution Format: Hardcover.

Gender and Sexual Dimorphism in Flowering Plants: A review of Terminology, Biogeographic Patterns, Ecological Correlates, and Phylogenetic Approaches Ann K.

Written by the leading experts in the field, this book examines the evolutionary advantages of gender dimorphism and sexual dimorphism in flowering plants. Divided into three sections: the first introduces readers to the tremendous variety of breeding systems and their evolution in plants and sets the stage for a consideration of the evolution.

Download Gender And Sexual Dimorphism In Flowering Plants books, Written by the leading experts in the field, this book examines the evolutionary advantages of gender dimorphism and sexual dimorphism in flowering plants.

Gender dimorphism is found in nearly half of all angio­ sperm families and in approximately 10% of flowering plant species. Where plants are dimorphic in gender, they can also be dimorphic in secondary sex characters.

We refer to dimorphism of the latter kind as sexual dimorphism, in keeping with the term's usage by most zoologists. In flowering plants, secondary sexual dimorphism (i.e., differences between the sexes in characters not directly related to gamete production) has. Sexual dimorphism occurs in many dioecious terrestrial plants, with sexual morphs 99 differing in: number, size and morphology of flowers and inflorescences; rates of growth, time to.

Abstract. Since Darwin’s time and the publication of The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species (), there has been continuing interest in understanding the complex but fundamental biological processes of sexual reproduction in general, gender and sexual dimorphism in plants in particular, and why “hermaphrodite plants should ever have been.

Such constraints are absent from wind-pollinated plants, and the contrasting biophysical requirements for pollen dispersal and pollen capture have led to striking cases of sexual dimorphism in plant architecture and flower production in some species.

Below are some specific examples of sexual dimorphisms in flowering plants. Available in: n by the leading experts in the field, this book examines the evolutionary advantages of gender dimorphism and sexual Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

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Flowers. Terms for the sexuality of individual flowers: Bisexual or perfect flowers have both male and female reproductive structures, including stamens and an ovary. Flowers that contain both androecium and gynoecium are called hermaphroditic.

Examples of plants with perfect or bisexual flowers include the lily, rose, and most plants with large showy flowers, though a. Flowers, the reproductive organs of angiosperms, are more varied than the equivalent structures of any other group of organisms, and flowering plants also have an unrivalled diversity of sexual.

used in this book to describe differences b/t two classes of plants (or sometimes flowers) in primary sex characters or in secondary sex characters; this use of the term fits the definition typically used by zoologists; Lloyd and Webb's () use of sexual dimorphism is synonymous with the term gender dimorphism in this book, where gender.

In ‘Gender and sexual dimorphism in flowering plants’. (Eds MA Geber, TE Dawson, LF Delph) pp. 61– (Springer: Berlin) Webb CJ, Lloyd DG, Delph LF () Gender dimorphism in indigenous New Zealand seed plants. New Zealand Journal of Bot – ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (XX, pages) 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.

The evolution of sex and sexual systems is a central issue of evolutionary biology, and the deployment of sexual function into one or more morphs is a core concern (1, 2).Gender dimorphism (the presence of two sexual morphs in a population) occurs in only ∼10% of angiosperm species but has evolved from cosexual ancestors in nearly half of the.

The sexual differentiation is obvious during reproductive stages when flowers and fruits are present on plants, while the secondary sexual dimorphism is less pronounced when yerba-mate plants are grown under forest shade than in monoculture.

Due to these type of responses, the chemical detection of metabolic changes between male and female.Free 2-day shipping. Buy Gender and Sexual Dimorphism in Flowering Plants (Hardcover) at Sexual dimorphism is most often associated with wind-pollination in plants due to selection for efficient pollen dispersal in males vs pollen capture in females, e.g.

Leucadendron rubrum. Sexual dimorphism in plants can also be dependent on reproductive development.