Pollination: The Price of Attraction
Michael R Whitehead, Ryan D Phillips, Rod Peakall
CURRENT BIOLOGY | CELL PRESS | Published : 2012
Nectar is the major currency bringing together plants and pollinators; yet the costs and benefits of nectar production remain poorly understood. A low nectar line developed in Petunia offers an innovative approach to this problem and may offer clues to why some plants cheat and secure pollination via deception.