dioecious plant

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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Sexual dimorphism masks life history trade-offs in the dioecious plant Silene latifolia.
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).
Spinach is a dioecious plant, meaning male and female flowers are borne on different plants.
Cotove, which is a dioecious plant, was disregarded as an ideal genotype for crossing among the other characteristics mentioned previously.
In Asparagus officinalis, a dioecious plant, the extract from the phylloclads were electrophoretically analyzed (4).
A pistillate dioecious plant can have a scion from a staminate counterpart grafted to one of its branches to ensure the pollination needed for fruiting.
Site-specific accumalation of a LINE-like retrotransposon in a sex chromosome of the dioecious plant Cannabis saliva.
Analysis of the structure of sex chromosomes in a dioecious plant, Cannabis sativa L.
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 impact and consequences of sex-specific selection in a dioecious plant species are explored here.