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Reproductive biology

Pillow talk in plants

Flowering plants have sophisticated mating systems that determine whether a pollen suitor is accepted or rejected. Knowledge of how such systems operate has just taken two steps forward.

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Figure 1: Choosy mates.

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McClure, B. Pillow talk in plants. Nature 429, 249–250 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1038/429249a

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