The evolution of anther position

in Raphanus raphanistrum

 

Images below are from collaborative research with Dr. Jeff Conner (MSU and Kellogg Biological Station) investigating the evolution of anther position in wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum).

For all images below, clicking on the image will pull up a higher resolution version of the same image.




visible and UV views of Raphanus flower

visible and UV views of Raphanus flowers

 


 

Summer 2001 -- Kellogg Biological Station

Summer research with Raphanus raphanistrum

Photos from 2001 field season at KBS examining the fitness effects of phenotypic variation in anther exsertion.

 


putting out the first array

putting out the first array


putting out an array

an array


pollinator observatiuons

single pollinator visits


single pollinator visits (jeff in the tent)

single pollinator visits


phenotype range (low and high line flowers)

taping plants before they go out


cabbage butterfly

skipper


skipper

syrphids


syrphid (Allograpta?)

halictid


halictid

large syrphid (?)


 

 

Last modified 08/09/02. Send comments to kkaroly@reed.edu.