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Self-incompatibility and the pollen-stigma interaction inTradescantia ohiensis Rafin

Author(s): S. J. Owens and S. McGrath

Year: 1984

Journal: Protoplasma
Volume: 121
Issue: 3
Pages: 209-213

Article Topic(s): Pollination
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Tradescantia ohiensis (Ohio spiderwort),


Reports on the self-incompatibility of an accession of Tradescantia ohiensis. While seemingly self-incompatible if pollen lands on the tip of the stigma, pollen often germinates when it adheres to the mid-region of the stigma.

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S. J. Owens and S. McGrath. "Self-incompatibility and the pollen-stigma interaction inTradescantia ohiensis Rafin." Protoplasma 121.3 (1984): 209-213.

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ISSN: 0033-183X
DOI: 10.1007/BF01282314

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