Data from: Pollen diversity matters: revealing the neglected effect of pollen diversity on fitness in fragmented landscapes

Martin F. Breed, Maria H. K. Marklund, Kym M. Ottewell, Michael G. Gardner, J. Berton C. Harris & Andrew J. Lowe
Few studies have documented the impacts of habitat fragmentation on plant mating patterns together with fitness. Yet, these processes require urgent attention to better understand the impact of contemporary landscape change on biodiversity and for guiding native plant genetic resource management. We examined these relationships using the predominantly insect-pollinated Eucalyptus socialis. Progeny were collected from trees located in three increasingly disturbed landscapes in southern Australia and were planted out in common garden experiments. We show...

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