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Flowers per raceme, week 6

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And finally week 6. While there is variability between fields in the proportion of racemes with only one flower, when standing crop is low, most racemes have fewer than five open, untripped flowers.
(These data are published in Strickler and Vinson 2000. A simulation of the effect of pollinator movement on alfalfa seed production. Environ. Entomol. 29(5):907-918.  
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