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Environmental Stresses and Reproductive Biology of Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda L.) and Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida L.)

  • Kristina F. Connor
  • Timothy C. Prewitt
  • Franklin T. Bonner
  • William W. Elam
  • Robert C. Parker
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 128)

Abstract

We have long recognized that natural climatic shifts have influenced the development of plant and animal life on earth. These slow temperature fluctuations have resulted in either the extinction or the evolution of various species. However, human activities in the last century have so altered the chemical composition of the atmosphere that it is hypothesized that the process of climatic change has become more rapid. The resultant phenomenon, global warming, could greatly alter the existing vegetation regions on the planet.

Keywords

Differential Scanning Calorimeter Reproductive Biology Pollen Tube Growth Pollen Germination Male Strobilus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kristina F. Connor
  • Timothy C. Prewitt
  • Franklin T. Bonner
  • William W. Elam
  • Robert C. Parker

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