Definition of Self-pollinating
1. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of self-pollination.
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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 ..."