Definition of Dioecy
1. dioecism [n DIOECIES] - See also: dioecism
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dioecy
dioecy (current term)
Literary usage of Dioecy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Biotechnology: Risk Assessment, Bibliography January 86-May 92 by Robert Warmbrodt, Lara Wiggert (1995)
"... of ecological factors such as sex lability, spatial segregation, and resource allocation in the evolution of dioecy were examined in Schiedea globosa. ..."
2. Wild Land Shrub and Arid Land Restoration Symposium: Proceedings edited by Bruce A. Roundy, E. Durant McArthur, Jennifer S. Hayley, David K. Mann (1996)
"dioecy, because it requires the presence of individuals of separate sexes, ... Not really, since many of these island species have "leaky dioecy"; ..."
3. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"The genetic system in Arceuthobium is therefore sexual, diploid, and obligately outcrossing because of dioecy. Vegetative reproduction and ..."
4. The Secret and True History of the Church of Scotland from the Restoration by James Kirkton (1817)
"... Burnet hade prophesied the gospell was banisht out of his dioecy that day the army was disbanded, and indeed after that day his flower begane to wallow. ..."
5. Performance Standards for Safely Conducting Research with Genetically ...edited by Walter A. Hill edited by Walter A. Hill (1998)
"One common mode is dioecy, in which male and female reproductive organs are in separate individuals and each individual is of one sex. ..."
6. Measuring and Monitoring Biodiversity in Tropical and Temperate Forests by Timothy James Butler Boyle, B. Boontawee (1995)
"dioecy is an efficient way of reducing inbreeding; unlike many tropical trees, rattan populations do not exhibit an excess of homozygotes at the young stage ..."