dioecious plant


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dioecious plant

(dīē`shəs), plant in which the male and female reproductive structures are found in different individuals, as distinct from a monoecious plant (see hermaphroditehermaphrodite
, animal or plant that normally possesses both male and female reproductive systems, producing both eggs and sperm. Many plants, including most flowering plants (angiosperms), are hermaphroditic, or monoecious; in these, male and female reproductive structures are
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), in which they are found in the same individual.
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Ficus is a botanical genus that contains over 700 different species, and characterized by a particular reproductive system (BERG, 2003) Functionally, it is dioecious plant which has male and female fig cultivated for fruit production, and the female trees produces syconia with only female flowers that are containing of the seeds (VALDEYRON; LLOYD, 1979).
In Asparagus officinalis, a dioecious plant, the extract from the phylloclads were electrophoretically analyzed (4).
Asparagus is a dioecious plant, which means that, when grown from seed, about half the plants will be males and half females.
Site-specific accumalation of a LINE-like retrotransposon in a sex chromosome of the dioecious plant Cannabis saliva.
Using studies available in the literature, particularly experimental studies on sex ratios in dioecious plant populations, we examine whether existing theory can account for observed sex ratios and whether this theory, originally developed for animals, needs modification for application to plants.
The unusual and highly specialized mode of pollination in this dioecious plant has been much studied and extensively reported in the literature (see Sculthorpe, 1967: 306-307).
before an hermaphrodite could be changed into a dioecious plant, we may
Migalj (1969) found that the acetolyzed pollen grains of dioecious strains tended to have a diameter averaging about 33 pm, while the grains of monoecious strains were smaller, with a diameter averaging about 27 pm; and the pollen of dioecious plants was also more uniform, while that of monoecious plants were more variable in size and in number of pores.
Mike Grant,RHS botanist, explains: ``To sex dioecious plants requires inspection of the flowers and it needs a bit of practice.
Mike Grant,RHS botanist,explains: ``To sex dioecious plants requires inspection of the flowers and it needs a bit of practice.
Effects of extracts from vegetative and generative organs of dioecious plants on the frequency of mutagen-induced chromosome aberrations and mutagenesis in plants.