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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.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



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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At Estrela, there were no significant differences observed in the mean number of seeds per silique between the three treatments (Kruskal-Wallis test: H=2.33, p=0.3114; see Table 1); however, it was greatest in the autogamy treatment.
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 55.2% 55.0% 39.5% and 46.0% respectively with; paclobutrazol treatment at 10 cm stalk height during the two years (Fig.
Number of fruiting branches per plant, number of siliques per plant and number of seeds per silique varied significantly by different intercropping treatments compared with component sole crop of canola.
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).
The results showed that, there was significant difference among cultivars in aspect of number of silique in plant, number of seed in silique, 1000 seed weight and seed yield (Table 5).
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* SEED HARVEST: The seed pods (siliques) turn tan to light brown when dry; harvest before they begin to split and spill seeds.