Silique


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silique

[si′lēk]
(botany)
A silicle-like capsule, but usually at least four times as long as it is wide, which opens by sutures at either margin and has parietal placentation.

Silique

 

the dry psuedo-bilocular paracarpous fruit of most plants of the family Cruciferae. A silique is formed from two carpels and is usually dehiscent by two valves from the base to the apex. What remains on the plant are the placentas and a more or less transparent false-disseptiment. Indehiscent siliques (garden radish) and jointed siliques (wild radish) are less common.

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In the original male-sterile mutant, the siliques begin to develop, but arrest if it is not fertilised by pollen from another, normal plant.
After cleaning the plants were grouped according to different plant parts including root stem leaf and inflorescence (combination of buds flowers silique walls and seeds).
Gharache et al, [4] Water stress at silique feeding reduced grain per silique and grain yield, biological yield, harvest index characteristics.
The TSSC in the root stem silique and seed were reduced on average by 55.
A maximum number of fruiting branches, siliques per plant and seeds per silique were recorded in pure stand of canola might be due to less competitive environment and minimum in mixed intercropping of wheat + canola could be attributed due to competition between closely spaced plants for nutrients, light and moisture.
Reproductive stages like inflorescence raceme length, number of branches of inflorescence raceme and number of siliques per plant were enhanced due to presence of Cd in the soil.
Likewise, different wheat and canola intercropping systems had significant effect on plant population, number of seeds per silique, 1000-seed weight, seed yield, biological yield and harvest index of canola (Tables IV).
At physiological maturity stage, plant height, leaf area, number of silique in plant, number of seed in silique, 1000 seed weight and final yield were measured.
We threshed the plants and separated the seeds from siliques by using a WINTERSTEIGER I.
However, after flowering these processes are transferred to the reproductive structures, especially siliques, whose area index (AIRS) increases gradually (MOGENSEN et al.
surface of siliques, suggesting a role in retrieval of cytokinins from