Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

THE BREEDING SYSTEM OF ARISARUM VULGARE TARG—TOZZ.

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

image of Israel Journal of Plant Sciences

The breeding mechanism of Arisarum vulgare was studied both in the field and at the Botanical Garden of Tel Aviv University. Despite a general resemblance to Arum (both are pit-fall flowers), Arisarum differs in many important respects, which contribute to an entirely different type of breeding mechanism. The trap formed by the inflorescence chamber is not a compulsory one, and the temporarily captured insects escape very rapidly (in less than 60 minutes), as soon as they find the way out. Arisarum is self-incompatible, and the pollen germination may take place with the aid of insects which are devoid of pollen. They cause mechanical abrogation of self-incompatibility, without introducing foreign pollen into the chamber of the inflorescence. Considering the adverse climatic conditions during the winter—flowering and the slim prospects for crossing in its vegetatively propagated populations, such insect induced self—fertilization is an effective substitute for ordinary selfing which does not occur in Arisarum.

Affiliations: 1: Department of Botany, The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University

10.1080/0021213X.1986.10677043
/content/journals/10.1080/0021213x.1986.10677043
dcterms_title,pub_keyword,dcterms_description,pub_author
10
5
Loading
Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1080/0021213x.1986.10677043
Loading

Data & Media loading...

http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1080/0021213x.1986.10677043
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1080/0021213x.1986.10677043
1986-05-13
2018-09-24

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Subscribe to ToC alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Israel Journal of Plant Sciences — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation