Definition of Allogamous

1. Adjective. Relating to cross-fertilization in plants.

Partainyms: Allogamy
Derivative terms: Allogamy



Definition of Allogamous

1. a. Characterized by allogamy.

Definition of Allogamous

1. Adjective. (botany) Characterized by allogamy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Allogamous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Allogamous

1. Characterised by allogamy. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Allogamous

allodium
allodiums
allodizing
allodizings
allods
allodynia
allodynias
allodynic
alloesthesia
alloform
alloforms
allogamies
allogamous (current term)
allogeneic
allogeneic antigen
allogeneic bone marrow transplant
allogeneic graft
allogeneic inhibition
allogeneic transplant
allogeneous
allogenic
allogotrophia
allograft
allograft immunity
allograft rejection
allografted

Literary usage of Allogamous

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

1. Molecular Markers in Plant Genome Analysis: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"... eg, pollination biology and its effect on genetic structure and seed production in allogamous, heterogeneous accessions; and (3) plant pathology, eg, ..."

2. Return to Resistance: Breeding Crops to Reduce Pesticide Dependence by Raoul A. Robinson (1996)
"Other scientists modified these techniques to suit cross-pollinating (allogamous) plants, and produced the so-called hybrid varieties, of which the hybrid ..."

3. A Glossary of Botanic Terms, with Their Derivation and Accent by Benjamin Daydon Jackson (1905)
"... intermediate, ya/j.ot, marriage), when individuals vary in the method of fertilization, as (a) auto-allogamous, ..."

4. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"The progeny from allogamous fertilisation tend to he stronger than from autogamous fertilisation. N- ,-S In certain plants in addition to the large ..."

5. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"128 THE FACTORS [PART IC in allogamous flower-mechanisms (about io %), as well as a much more considerable increase in autogamy (about 15 %). ..."

6. Readings in Evolution, Genetics, and Eugenics by Horatio Hackett Newman (1921)
"But in allogamous organisms (those in which two individuals are necessary to accomplish sexual reproduction) fluctuating variations may be caused either by ..."

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