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spikelet

[′spīk·lət]
(botany)
The compound inflorescence of a grass consisting of one or several bracteate spikes.
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We developed the productive sorghum line by inducing a mutation of sorghum plants that allowed infertile spikelets to grow and produce seed," says Xin.
Identification of maintainers and restorers was carried out by observing pollen and spikelet fertility under bagged condition.
Within the three populations, germination of the small seeds was 82-97% when removed from the spikelet, but emergence of seedlings decreased to 28-59 % when seeds were in the spikelet and to 5-15% when seeds were in the spikelet with the large sibling seed present.
A spikelet of bamboo grass called pegapega, still growing on the island, proves there were frequent breaks in the tree canopy to admit sunshine.
The divisions of the head (spikelets) in Quack Grass are turned with the flat side to the stem (rachis), while in Rye Grass the edge of the spikelet faces the stem.
The domestication process and domestication rate in rice: spikelet bases from the Lower Yangtze.
Spike length (cm) was obtained by measuring 10 random spikes per plot from the base of spike up to apex of the terminal spikelet excluding awns.
For this, we used the following equation: SS = (EG x 100) / TG, where: SS = spikelet sterility, EG = number of empty grains, and TG = total number of grains.
The yield advantage was attributed to increases in the tillering capacity of the rice plant and spikelet production.