Definición de autogamy en inglés:

autogamy

Saltos de línea: au¦tog|amy
Pronunciación: /ɔːˈtɒgəmi
 
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sustantivo

Biology
  • Self-fertilization, especially the self pollination of a flower. Compare with allogamy.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • In this study, I use floral manipulations in conjunction with marker gene analysis to estimate the relative contributions of autogamy and geitonogamy to self fertilization.
    • Together, the three modes of geitonogamy make a much larger contribution to self-fertilization than autogamy.
    • Recipients were cells from young clones only four to six fissions after the last autogamy.

Derivativos

autogamous

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Like tomato and pepper, eggplant is an autogamous diploid with 12 chromosomes.
  • I estimated the amount of autogamous pollination by comparing the stigmatic pollen loads of intact and emasculated flowers.
  • Wild barley is a predominantly autogamous annual grass.

Origen

late 19th century: from auto-1 'self' + Greek -gamia (from gamos 'marriage').

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