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siliqua

a type of dry fruit in which the seeds are contained in a long, somewhat cylindrical structure that splits open (dehisces) to allow the seeds to escape. An example is the fruit of the wallflower.
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For this, two paired plants were collected, on two dates: 09/08/2014 and 09/22/2014, when the plants had 10% of siliques with dark-colored grains.
Our study showed that activity of CbCOR15 promoter can be induced greatly in all tissues, which includes seedlings, rosette leaves, cauline leaves, inflorescence and siliques.
However, the free visitation and xenogamy treatments increased production compared to autogamy, as measured by the number of siliques formed (see Table 1); however, the xenogamy treatment at Esmeralda provided an exception to this pattern, as it resulted in a smaller percentage of siliques (see Table 1).
Fruit dehiscent siliques, often short linear to linear-oblong, terete, unsegmented; valves thickened, leathery, with a prominent midvein and obscure to distinct lateral veins, glabrous or pubescent, smooth or rarely torulose; replum rounded; septum complete, veinless; style obsolete or distinct and to 2.
The extracts prepared from flowers and siliques each contained at least one basic peroxidase isoenzyme.
Chaudhury was looking for a malesterile plant that developed long siliques without being pollinated.
Because competition took place primarily within individual pots but seeds dispersed large distances through explosively dehiscent siliques, the effects of crowding in one part of the population should have been lessened by recruitment from other less dense areas in the population.
After the completion of flowering senescence of most of the older leaves occurs whereas translocation of mobile nutrients such as nitrogen and potassium from the older leaves to developing siliques does happen at this stage (Joy et al.
final biomass (in grams, per plant) of roots, rosettes, inflorescences, and siliques, after air-drying of materials in separate paper bags
The measured yield components included the numbers of branches per plant siliques per plant and seeds per silique as well as the 1000-seed-weight.
The seeds are held in siliques, and a single robust plant can have as many as 7900 seeds (Nuzzo, 1993) that are expelled up to 2 m from the parent plant (Nuzzo, 1999).