Repeatability of Dune Adaptation in Three Sunflower Species

Summary

SCH Number
2012128182
Lead Agency
Fish & Game Commission (California Fish and Game Commission)
Document Title
Repeatability of Dune Adaptation in Three Sunflower Species
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/13/2012

Document Description
The Department of Fish and Game is issuing a permit to Dr. Loren Rieseberg, Katherine Ostevik, and Brook Moyers pursuant to Fish and Game Code section 2081(a) for a project to study the repeatability of dune adaptation in three sunflower species. Only one species, Algodones Dunes sunflower, is located in California. The researchers will collect one ripe flower head from fewer than or equal to 5 individual Algodens Dunes sunflower plants per population that have multiple flower heads. The researchers will collect a flower head from 5% of the individuals in small populations pr frp, 5 individuals in larger populations. The researchers will collect from a maximum of 20 population. Seeds will be transported to the University of Bristish Columbia and cultivated in a common garden in a greenhouse where traits such as branch architecture and seed size will be measured.

Contact Information
Cherilyn Burton
Fish and Game Commission
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : 916 5=651 6508

Location

Counties
Imperial

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15306
Reasons for Exemption
Data Collection.

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