cytoplasmic male sterility


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cytoplasmic male sterility

[¦sīd·ə‚plaz·mik ¦māl stə′ril·əd·ē]
(botany)
The maternally inherited inability of a higher plant to produce viable pollen.
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Molecular characterization of cytoplasmic male sterility conditioned by Gossypium harknessii cytoplasm (CMS-D2) in upland cotton.
III, 1993, "Thoughts on cytoplasmic male sterility in CMS-T maize," Plant Cell, 5, pp.
The effect of x and z alleles on ultrastructure of anthers and the mechanism of cytoplasmic male sterility in sugar beet.
The evolutionary dynamics of cytoplasmic male sterility.
by using adequate buffer zones and the possibilities (and limitations) of cytoplasmic male sterility.
The radish Rfo restorer gene of Ogura cytoplasmic male sterility encodes a protein with multiple pentatricopeptide repeats.
The use of cytoplasmic male sterility to prevent the release of viable pollen from transgenic corn has been recently proposed by Feil et al.
THE DISCOVERY of cytoplasmic male sterility in grain sorghum led directly to the development of the hybrid grain sorghum industry (Stephens and Holland, 1954).
Dw 89 was converted to cytoplasmic male sterility (PET1 cytoplasm) by backcrossing with CMS HA 89.
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).
The cms-RIGX has the characteristic cytoplasmic male sterility property of producing no visible anthers during flowering, similar to the cms-PET1 used in all commercial hybrids.

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