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apetalous

[‚ā′ped·əl·əs]
(botany)
Lacking petals.
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Inheritance of apetalous flowers in a mutant of oilseed rape.
Developmental hormonal expression of apetalous male-sterile mutations in soybean, [Glycine max (L.
To explain these results, we conclude that the apetalous character in ap-Tengbe is regulated by interaction of cytoplasmic genes and two nuclear genes.
The genetic analysis of the apetalous character in the ap-Tengbe mutant was based on the rating scale proposed by Buzza (1983).
If, however, the gene for normal petals would act epistatically over the apetalous gene in the genotypes [C.
The inheritance of apetalous flowers in ap-Tengbe resembles that of cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) in the way the cytoplasm interacts with nuclear genes in determining phenotypes (Yang and Fu, 1990; Stiewe and Robbelen, 1994; Delourme and Budar, 1999).
In conclusion, the ap-Tengbe mutant can be successfully used to develop completely apetalous breeding lines of B.
The expression of the apetalous character was environmentally stable at the two very different locations.
4 Deviation between locations ([chi square]) ([double dagger]) ([dagger]) ap = apetalous flowers; pp = partially apetalous; np = normal petals.