Definition of intergeneric in English:

intergeneric

Line breaks: inter|gen¦er¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntədʒɪˈnɛrɪk
 
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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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