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a·chene

(ă-kēn')
A small one-seeded fruit.
[G. a- priv., + chainō, to yawn]

achene

a small, dry, INDEHISCENT, one-seeded fruit with a thin PERICARP seen, for example, on the surface of strawberry ‘fruits’. See Fig. 7 .
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Achenes pitted, pubescent with tufts or lines of small hairs; hypogynium 3-lobed, the lobes oblong to lanceolate 1.
Because in the wind treatment, autonomous self-fertilization and, in the diurnal and nocturnal treatments, both wind and autonomous self-fertilization were not prevented, we calculated net production of achenes for each vector of pollen (diurnal visitors, nocturnal visitors, wind, and autonomous self-fertilization) in the following way (Table 1): net production of achenes due to wind ([A.
Achenes trigonous with elliptical or slightly obovate sides, the body 1.
Oil concentration and fatty acid composition of achenes of North American Helianthus (Asteraceae) species.
The upper row enlarged 6 times, the lower row showing the bases of achenes enlarged 10 times
Fruits as a single seed called a caryopsis or rarely an achene or a berry.
In Ruotsinsalmi the most common field crops are the achenes and remnants of the pericarp of buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum), followed by glumes of common millet (Panicum miliaceum) (Fig.
Overcoming strawberry achene dormancy for improved seedling production in breeding programs.
Diameter of 10 randomly picked heads were measured in cm with the help of a measuring tape and then averaged and then and then from the same 10 heads, number of achenes were counted and averaged per head after manual threshimg.
Studies on achene germination, transplantability, salinity tolerance, and cultivation of gumweed (Grindelia camporum) in hot and semi-arid conditions.
While most botanists are satisfied with external features of the achene and a few researches have analyzed the development of the embryo and ovule, little attention has been given to the seed-coat of Asteraceae (Compositae) (CORNER, 1976).