The effect of sex steroids on the production of flowers was reported for Ecballium elaterium, where the application of estrogens (estrone, estriol, 17[beta]-estradiol) considerably affected the total number of flowers and increased the ratio of female to male flowers.
Influence of steroidal hormones on flower sex expression in Ecballium elaterium L.
Squirting cucumber is single species belongs to Ecballium genus in Mediterranean basin .
Pollinator biodiversity and floral resource use in Ecballium elaterium (Cucurbitaceae), a Mediterranean endemic.
elaterium: An in vitro Source of Cucurbitacins.
The media supplemented with BA alone or in combination with NAA were better for callus induction from seedling explants of Ecballium elaterium (Attard and Scicluna-Spiteri, 2001).
064%) in the undifferentiated callus cultures of Ecballium elaterium.
Foraging behavior of three bee species in a natural mimicry system: female flowers which mimic male flowers in Ecballium
Tambien trabajos como el actual permiten poner de manifiesto especies de interes provincial, bien por ser novedades provinciales (Ammi majus), bien por haber sido muy poco citadas (Astragalus cymbaecarpos, Ecballium
Ecballium (squirting cucumber) is a wild plant frequently encountared in Mediterranean countries and rarely cultivated .
Ecballium leaves had similar proportions of sucrose and raffinose to C.
2000 Bessey ex Britton Cucurbitaceae Cucumis myriocarpus Naudin 2004 Pp Ecballium
In Wurmbea dioica (Barrett 1992) and Ecballium elaterium (Costich 1995), dioecious populations are associated with dry sites while monomorphic (cosexual) populations tend to occur on wetter, more favorable sites.
Gender specialization across a climatic gradient: experimental comparisons of monoecious and dioecious Ecballium.
Here I compare the effects of two breeding systems, dioecy and monoecy, on reproductive characters and life histories of two subspecies of the Mediterranean cucurbit, Ecballium