sclerotesta


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sclerotesta

[‚skler·ə′tes·tə]
(botany)
The middle hard layer of the testa in various seeds.
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Detecting endogenous growth regulators on the sarcotesta, sclerotesta, endosperm and embryo by paper chromatography on fresh and old seeds of two Papaya's varieties.
riedlei (City of Joondalup 2010); however, Lyon (1833) recorded it to mean 'to eat', while Brandenstein (1988:59) lists boya as a word for stone, possibly referencing the hard stony sclerotesta of the seed.
5 cm size Microsporangia 37-43 41-63 per microsporophyll vule attachment vules not attached to vules attached to flattened tomentose flattened tomentose ppendages protruding ppendages protruding beyond bullae beyond bullae Sclerotesta size -2.
The terms sarcotesta and sclerotesta are terms used by Comer (1976) for testal seeds with a parenchymatous (juicy) outer testa and a sclerenchymatous inner testa as found in pomegranate seeds.
Detecting endogenous growth regulators on the sarcotesta, sclerotesta, endosperm and embry by paper chromatography on fresh and old seeds of two papaya varieties.
While there are significant rates of rodent toothmarking on the sclerotesta in some levels of the sites (discussed further below), the rate at which seeds were gnawed open is consistent with rates of gnawing observed on seeds found at the base of parent plants (Burbidge and Whelan 1982; Jones 1987; Snow and Walter 2007).
The smallest 1 cm long ovules, preserved as the sclerotesta (see Halle, 1927), are associated with, or in organic connection with Neuropteris flexuosa Sternberg (Zodrow and McCandlish 1980b) which is shown in Fig.
tenuis both display a distinct sclerotesta around the female gametophyte at the time of sexual maturity (i.
In this particular method, the kernels were removed whole from the sclerotesta, rolled in hot sand mixed with charcoal and then placed in a bag with more charcoal.
seeds with a nonfibrous sarcotesta and a rugose sclerotesta.
The seed sclerotesta is irregularly ovoid to subglobose, 19-25 mm (0.
the sclerotesta were separated using Jeffrey's reagent; for