mating types

mating types

the equivalent of sexuality in lower organisms, where physiological differences rather than physical ones distinguish the types, the mating system usually being inherited.
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In the same locality the other mating types that occurred included non-irradiated laboratory females with non-irradiated wild males ("L[female] x W[male]") and nonirradiated wild females with non-irradiated laboratory males ("L[female] x L[male]").
Mating types were determined by randomly selecting 12 of the original monokaryotic isolates derived from the same strain.
pulmonarius in any breeding programmes including selective breeding production of high yield hybrids and studies on structure mating types.
When fungal threads of different mating types find one another in the soil, sexual reproduction occurs and small truffles develop, 10 to 30 centimeters deep.
melanosporum with opposite mating types combined through sexual reproduction.
Eukaryotic sex can take place between mating types in isogametic species which lack the differentiation between microgametes or sperm and macrogametes or eggs, the distinction which defines male and female (or their functions in hermaphrodites).
The mating types of the isolates were determined by multiplex PCR amplification by using 2 pairs of mating type locus (MTL)-specific primers.
Egg number per clutch varies considerably between the two development modes, and preliminary results indicated that eggs per clutch also varied among mating types (unfertilized, self-fertilized, or paired).
They explain laboratory techniques for investigating such topics as genetic processes, mating types, microneuclei and macronuclei, cortical morphogenesis, and behavior.
Relationships between pathotypes and RAPDs, gpi-allozyme patterns, mating types, and resistance to metalaxyl of Phytophthora infestans in Canada in 1997.
Agren (1996) tested whether differences in fecundity among mating types in the tristylous species Lythrum salicaria L.