Definition of Self-fertilized
1. Adjective. Fertilized by its own pollen.
Medical Definition of Self-fertilized
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Literary usage of Self-fertilized
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Diagram showing the mean heights of cross- and self-fertilized plants of ... His general plan of experimenting was to grow cross- and self-fertilized seed ..."
2. Annals of Botany by IDEAL (Project) (1888)
"The two self-fertilized capitula contained between them 69 seeds and 42 ... The self-fertilized seeds germinated slightly before the cross-fertilized ones. ..."
3. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1898)
"Ten flowers of one of these plants growing in a green house were self-fertilized and ten other flowers of the same plant were crossed or fertilized with ..."
4. Physiological Botany: I. Outlines of the Histology of Phaenogamous Plants by George Lincoln Goodale (1885)
"So did all the plants, without any exception, in the three succeeding generations of self-fertilized plants; and very many were raised on account of other ..."
5. Physiological Botany by George Lincoln ( Goodale (1890)
"All the self-fertilized plants of the seventh generation, and I believe of one or two previous generations, produced flowers of ..."
6. Gray's Botanical Text-book by Asa Gray (1885)
"All the self-fertilized plants of the seventh generation, and I believe of one ... In the sixth self-fertilized generation there appeared a plant which was ..."
7. Breeding Crop Plants by Herbert Kendall Hayes, Ralph John Garber (1921)
"CHAPTER IX SOME RESULTS OF SELECTION WITH SELF- FERTILIZED CROPS In its broadest sense, selection is really at the basis of all animal or plant improvement ..."