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Synonyms for self-fertilization

fertilization by the union of male and female gametes from the same individual

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The researchers noted that black berry color of 'Delicious' likely originated from 'Southland' and the self-fertile trait came from 'Carlos', 'Southland', and/or 'Welder'.
CN12 is a multigerm, self-fertile population that segregates for genetic male sterility and hypocotyl color (75% red).
In an extreme case, self-fertile individuals were completely absent from a population in Tokyo Bay (Murabe and Hoshi, 2002).
To add a little confusion, some Holly trees are self-fertile and will always produce berries.
Two of my favourite varieties, both of which are self-fertile - so they don't need any other trees to set fruit - include 'Farleigh' and 'Prune Damson'.
tree originates from Persia - but new self-fertile varieties are proving more successful in this country.
Blueberries are self-fertile, so you need only one plant, although fruit-set is often improved when there are two or more bushes together.
Greenhouse cucumbers produce self-fertile female flowers, so you can grow many varieties of this slightly shade-tolerant type under row covers or in high tunnels.
QI have a self-fertile cherry tree growing against a warm south wall, which flowers very early, before there are many insects about.
It is also important to know whether a plant is self-fertile or if it needs to be cross-pollinated with another if it is to produce fruit and seed.
Gooseberries are self-fertile, so one bush can be grown on its own.
2] family lines, the self-fertile plants that segregated into white and blue grains were selected and harvested individually, and then planted as [F.
Some hollies are self-fertile, with male and female flowers on the same plant, so one plant is able to produce berries.
Jenny is very special, being self-fertile, so there's no need to have another plant in the garden