Role of the Male Gametophyte in Dallisgrass Reproduction1
- J. A. Wilson and
- E. C. Holt22
Pollination is necessary for seed set in common and yellow-anthered dallisgrass. Although common has a high percentage of aborted pollen, there appears to be enough functional pollen for good seed set. Growth of pollen tubes into the ovule of common and yellow-anthered dallisgrass is a prerequisite for endosperm formation. Pollination is not essential for embryogenesis in common but is necessary in the yellow-anthered type.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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