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Anther

Definition noun, plural: anthers (1) Pollen-bearing structure in the stamen (male organ) of the flower usually located on... Read More

Anther culture

Anther culture a plant culturing technique in which immature pollen is made to divide andgrow into tissue (either callus or... Read More

Cross-pollination

Definition noun (botany) A type of pollination in which the pollen from the anther of a flower is transferred to the stigma... Read More

Self pollination

Definition noun (botany) A type of pollination in which the pollen from the anther of the flower is transferred to the... Read More

Sexual reproduction

Sexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction involving the fusion of haploid female gamete (egg cell) and haploid male... Read More

Tapetum

Definition noun, plural: tapeta (botany) A layer of nutritive cells within the sporangium, providing nutrition for growing... Read More

Allogamy

Definition noun (botany) Cross-fertilization, where fertilization occurs when an ovum of a flower is fertilized by the... Read More

Innate

Innate 1. Inborn; native; natural; as, innate vigor; innate eloquence. 2. (Science: psychology) Originating in, or derived... Read More

Moth

Moth Definition A moth is a lepidopteran insect. Moths belong to the Order Lepidoptera, together with the butterflies.... Read More

Filament

Definition noun, plural: filaments (1) threadlike structure. (2) a fiber or fibril. (3) a long chain of protein subunit, as... Read More

Homogamy

Homogamy (Science: botany) The condition in a flowering Plant species of having only one type of flower - one which produces... Read More

Thigmonasty

Definition noun A form of nastic movement (of a plant or a fungus) as a response to touch or vibration Supplement Nastic... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Seed Plants

There are two main subdivisions of seed plants—the ones without covered seeds, the gymnosperms, and the ones with covered... Read More