Definition of Self-pollinating

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of self-pollination.

Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Partainyms: Self-pollination



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-pollinating

self-motivated
self-moving
self-murder
self-officiated
self-opinionated
self-organisation
self-organization
self-organizing
self-perpetuating
self-pity
self-pitying
self-poisoning
self-pollinated
self-pollinating (current term)
self-pollination
self-polluted
self-polluter
self-polluters
self-pollutes
self-polluting
self-portrait
self-portraits
self-posited
self-positing
self-possessed
self-possession

Literary usage of Self-pollinating

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. 2nd International Symposium on Genetic Manipulation in Crops by A. Mujeeb-Kazi, L. A. Sitch, International Rice Research Institute (1989)
"In self-pollinating species, where a cultivar usually consists of a single homozygous genotype, there is the potential to use these systems to directly ..."

2. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"There are two classes of flowers, those that are self-pollinating and those that must be ... The self-pollinating flower produces its own pollen, ..."

3. Return to Resistance: Breeding Crops to Reduce Pesticide Dependence by Raoul A. Robinson (1996)
"This illustrates how very profoundly recurrent mass selection can change plant populations. Rice is a self-pollinating cereal and this means that it cross- ..."

4. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1920)
"third resulted from crossing two normal green plants, and the remaining three ears were the result of self-pollinating lineate plants. ..."

5. General Botany for Universities and Colleges by Hiram Delos Densmore (1920)
"and conclusions concerning experiments in cross-pollinating and self-pollinating plants of the lupine ..."

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