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Definition of the adjective allogamous

What does allogamous mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. relating to cross-fertilization in plants

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Google previewDictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Edition (2009)

by Rolf H. J. Schlegel

selection Autogamous plants Allogamous plants Vegetatively grown plants Autogamous plants Allogamous plants Autogamous plants Allogamous plants Autogamous plants Table 6 Genotypic and phenotypic segregation in F2 populations, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2003)

fertilized by pollen from the same flower are known as autogamous, whilst allogamous ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

Allogamous: Allogamous individuals do not pollinate the pistils of the same ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

allogamous) : Synonym for cross- fertilization; this is the combining of gametes derived from different individuals. allogeneic transplant : A transplant of an organ or tissue that is donated either by a ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

allogamous. of or pertaining to allogamy. allogamy. cross- fertilization of plants either by pollen from different flowers on the same plant or by pollen from genetically different plants of the same species.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Palms (2017)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (2 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

moderate to large single-stemmed canopy palm, tall and erect, unbranched, monoaxial shoot architecture, pleonanthic, monoecious, essentially allogamous, straight, thick, robust, swollen at the base, trunk either covered with persistent leaf ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environment and Society (2007)

FIVE-VOLUME SET by Paul Robbins

Maize is an allogamous (cross-pollinating) plant; each individual fruit on an ear of corn is formed when wind-blown pollen from the tassel lands on the silks. Maize is a C4 plant, meaning that its photosynthetic pathway is different from most ...

Google previewMicrosoft Encarta College Dictionary (2001)

The First Dictionary For The Internet Age by Anne H. Soukhanov

a-/ n the process of cross-fertilization in flowering plants — allogamous adj al lo ge ne ic /allaja nee Ik/, al-lo-gen-ic /alls jennik/ adj describes tissues that are genetically different and therefore incompatible when ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Seeds (2006)

Science, Technology and Uses by J. Derek Bewley, Michael Black, Peter Halmer

Genetics and breeding Sunflower is a cross-pollinating (allogamous) species, which shows significant hybrid vigour (heterosis) for both seed and oil yield. Although open-pollinated and synthetic varieties may still play a role in marginal ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

— adj combining form -gamous having a stated number of spouses, as in bigamous; relating to a stated means of fertilization or reproduction, as in allogamous.

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Scrabble value of A1L1L1O1G2A1M3O1U1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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