Journal article

Pollination: The Price of Attraction

Michael R Whitehead, Ryan D Phillips, Rod Peakall

CURRENT BIOLOGY | CELL PRESS | Published : 2012

Abstract

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.

University of Melbourne Researchers