Definition of intergeneric in English:

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intergeneric

Pronunciation: /ˌɪntədʒɪˈnɛrɪk/

adjective

Biology
Existing between or obtained from different genera: intergeneric differences an intergeneric hybrid
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  • As these species are cross-incompatible, the only way to obtain such intergeneric hybrids is protoplast fusion and somatic hybridization.
  • In this framework, a number of interspecific and intergeneric hybrids were grown and tested for fertility and fruit quality.
  • The loose interspecific or even intergeneric connections probably provide polyploids with such genetic flexibility.
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