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Self-pollination, style length development and seed set in self-compatible Asteraceae: evidence from Senecio vulgaris L.

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Self-pollination, style length development and seed set in self-compatible Asteraceae: evidence from Senecio vulgaris L.. / Love, John; Graham, Sean; Irwin, Judith; Ashton, Paul; Bretagnolle, Francois; Abbott, Richard John.

In: Plant Ecology & Diversity, Vol. 9, No. 4, 2016, p. 371-379.

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Love, J, Graham, S, Irwin, J, Ashton, P, Bretagnolle, F & Abbott, RJ 2016, 'Self-pollination, style length development and seed set in self-compatible Asteraceae: evidence from Senecio vulgaris L.', Plant Ecology & Diversity, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 371-379. https://doi.org/10.1080/17550874.2016.1244576

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Love, J., Graham, S., Irwin, J., Ashton, P., Bretagnolle, F., & Abbott, R. J. (2016). Self-pollination, style length development and seed set in self-compatible Asteraceae: evidence from Senecio vulgaris L. Plant Ecology & Diversity, 9(4), 371-379. https://doi.org/10.1080/17550874.2016.1244576

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Love J, Graham S, Irwin J, Ashton P, Bretagnolle F, Abbott RJ. Self-pollination, style length development and seed set in self-compatible Asteraceae: evidence from Senecio vulgaris L. Plant Ecology & Diversity. 2016;9(4):371-379. https://doi.org/10.1080/17550874.2016.1244576

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Love, John ; Graham, Sean ; Irwin, Judith ; Ashton, Paul ; Bretagnolle, Francois ; Abbott, Richard John. / Self-pollination, style length development and seed set in self-compatible Asteraceae: evidence from Senecio vulgaris L. In: Plant Ecology & Diversity. 2016 ; Vol. 9, No. 4. pp. 371-379.

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title = "Self-pollination, style length development and seed set in self-compatible Asteraceae: evidence from Senecio vulgaris L.",
abstract = "Background: Variation in style length has been reported in Senecio vulgaris and has been associated with outcrossing rate.Aims: To determine if (i) long styles lack germinated pollen on stigmas left to self-pollinate, (ii) successful self-pollination causes styles to stop elongating and shrink in length and (iii) seed set increases with the amount of pollen deposited on stigmas.Methods: Determined germinated self-pollen on stigmas of long and short styles after auto-self-pollination; scored style length over 48 h in self-pollinated and non-pollinated florets; recorded seed set after placing different amounts of pollen on stigmas.Results: Most long-styled florets had zero or low amounts of germinated pollen on stigmas in contrast to most short-styled florets. Styles initially elongated to the same length in self-pollinated and non-pollinated florets, then shrank in length in self-pollinated florets while continuing to elongate in non-pollinated florets. Seed set increased with number of pollen grains deposited on stigmas.Conclusions: Successful self-pollen deposition and/or germination on stigmas of S. vulgaris are indicated by presence of short styles, whereas the opposite is indicated by presence of long styles in florets left to self-pollinate. Self-pollination causes styles to shrink after initially elongating. Seed set is dependent on the amount of pollen deposited on stigmas.",
keywords = "Asteraceae, Seed set, Self-compatible, Self-pollination, Self-pollen germination, Senecio, Style length development",
author = "John Love and Sean Graham and Judith Irwin and Paul Ashton and Francois Bretagnolle and Abbott, {Richard John}",
note = "The work was supported in part by the Natural Environment Research Council under Grants [(GR3/6203A; GR9/1782A] to RJA.",
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AU - Graham, Sean

AU - Irwin, Judith

AU - Ashton, Paul

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AU - Abbott, Richard John

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N2 - Background: Variation in style length has been reported in Senecio vulgaris and has been associated with outcrossing rate.Aims: To determine if (i) long styles lack germinated pollen on stigmas left to self-pollinate, (ii) successful self-pollination causes styles to stop elongating and shrink in length and (iii) seed set increases with the amount of pollen deposited on stigmas.Methods: Determined germinated self-pollen on stigmas of long and short styles after auto-self-pollination; scored style length over 48 h in self-pollinated and non-pollinated florets; recorded seed set after placing different amounts of pollen on stigmas.Results: Most long-styled florets had zero or low amounts of germinated pollen on stigmas in contrast to most short-styled florets. Styles initially elongated to the same length in self-pollinated and non-pollinated florets, then shrank in length in self-pollinated florets while continuing to elongate in non-pollinated florets. Seed set increased with number of pollen grains deposited on stigmas.Conclusions: Successful self-pollen deposition and/or germination on stigmas of S. vulgaris are indicated by presence of short styles, whereas the opposite is indicated by presence of long styles in florets left to self-pollinate. Self-pollination causes styles to shrink after initially elongating. Seed set is dependent on the amount of pollen deposited on stigmas.

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