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Antimicrobial nectar inhibits a florally transmitted pathogen of a wild Cucurbita pepo (Cucurbitaceae).

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Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of botany
Publication Date
Volume
97
Issue
6
Pages
1025–1030
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3732/ajb.0900381
PMID: 21622472
Source
Medline
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Abstract

These findings indicate that nectar reduces transmission of E. tracheiphila via the nectaries and reveal the potential for florally transmitted pathogens to influence the evolution of floral traits.

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