Definition of Self-pollination

1. Noun. Fertilization by transfer of pollen from the anthers to the stigma of the same flower.

Generic synonyms: Pollenation, Pollination
Specialized synonyms: Cleistogamy
Antonyms: Cross-pollination

Definition of Self-pollination

1. Noun. Pollination of a flower by its own pollen, in a flower that has both stamens and a pistil. ¹

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Medical Definition of Self-pollination

1. Pollen of one plant is transferred to the female part of the same plantor another plant with the same genetic makeup. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-pollination

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self-pollination (current term)
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Literary usage of Self-pollination

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

1. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1892)
"TIIK . paper explains that the proper time for examining grape bnds to determine whether self-pollination occurs before the ..."

2. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1892)
"The process of dehiscence and self-pollination is then explained. The total number of individuals in which self-pollination was observed is seventy-seven, ..."

3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1892)
"The process of dehiscence and self-pollination is tben explained. The total number of individuals in which self-pollination was observed is seventy-seven, ..."

4. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1917)
"The largest diameter of a pollen tube in a self-pollination was .028 mm., ... Thus the greater width of the pollen tubes from a self-pollination is not so ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"In such flowers the devices to prevent self- pollination are innumerable. ... Some of the devices afford a general protection against self-pollination, ..."

6. Genetics and Eugenics: A Text-book for Students of Biology and a Reference by William Ernest Castle (1916)
"The nearest possible approach to self-pollination is in such cases the mating of ... But this is less close inbreeding than occurs in self-pollination, ..."

7. Genetics and Eugenics: A Text-book for Students of Biology and a Reference by William Ernest Castle (1916)
"The nearest possible approach to self-pollination is in such cases the mating of ... But this is less close inbreeding than occurs in self-pollination, ..."

8. Genetics and Eugenics: A Text-book for Students of Biology and a Reference by William Ernest Castle (1916)
"The nearest possible approach to self-pollination is in such cases the mating of ... But this is less close inbreeding than occurs in self-pollination, ..."

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