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Kent State professor studies how selfish genes cause male sterility in flowering plants

(Kent State University) Why are plants often sterile when their parents are from different species? How do species remain separate entities in nature?Andrea L. Case, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, co-authored an article that may provide some answers to these basic questions in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, which was recently published online.
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