On limits to seed production

David Haig, Mark Westoby

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Offers a simple model showing that natural selection may often act to bring the female's allocation of her reproductive effort to a point where seed production is limited by both pollen supply and provisioning resources. Seed production could be expected to respond to a decrease in pollen supply but not to an increase.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)757-759
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Naturalist
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1988


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