self-incompatibility


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self-incompatibility

[¦self ‚in·kəm‚pad·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(botany)
Pertaining to an individual flower that cannot complete fertilization with its own pollen.
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Self-incompatibility response induced by calcium increase in sperm of the ascidian Ciona intestinalis.
The worst fruit set was obtained from self-pollination at anthesis, which confirms the self-incompatibility of both genotypes studied.
loss of self-incompatibility in polyploids is not understood (Comai,
Saito et al., "Identification and partial amino acid sequences of seven S-RNases associated with self-incompatibility of Japanese pear, Pyrus pyrifolice Nakai," Journal of Biochemistry, vol.
Broothaerts, "Re-examination of the self-incompatibility genotype of apple cultivars containing putative "new" S-alleles," Theoretical and Applied Genetics, vol.
Self-incompatibility in the threatened shrub Olearia adenocarpa (Asteraceae).
Canela-Ferreira and Sazima (2003) reported self-incompatibility for Aechmea pectinata Baker, a hermaphroditic homogamic species, inhabitant of the rainforests in southeastern Brazil.
Sexual reproduction within Lakeside daisy involves a strong sporophytic, self-incompatibility system.
THE GENUS Fagopyrum is composed of 18 species (Ohsako et al., 2001) and contains both diploid (2n = 2x = 16) and tetraploid (2n = 4x = 32) forms, with two breeding systems, self-incompatibility and self-compatibility.