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al·log·a·my

(al-og'ă-mē),
Fertilization of the oocyte of one person by the sperm of another. Compare: autogamy.
[allo- + G. gamos, marriage]

allogamy

(ə-lŏg′ə-mē)
n.
2. See cross-pollination.

allogamy

allogamy

The pollination from the anther of the flower of one plant to the stigma of the flower of a genetically distinct plant, which may be limited or expanded by self-incompatibility, heterostyly, dichogamy or herkogamy.

allogamy

see CROSS-FERTILIZATION.
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Variability in the population assessed may be attributable to the high rate or segregation observed in allogamous plants in sexual propagation and expresses the potential of this population in responding to the selection, allowing significant genetic gains.
It is a monoecious, wind-pollinated, and allogamous species (Schaffalistzky de Muckadell 1955; Metzeau et al.
On the diploid level a distinction will be made between autogamous and allogamous crops, the latter in several examples known as crop-weed complexes.
originated in southeast Asia, in the central region of New Guinea and Indonesia, and is an allogamous plant, with semi-perennial cycle and great rusticity.
1990), based on a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) with arbitrary primers, is not influenced by the environment and is used effectively for analyzing genetic diversity in various allogamous grasses, including buffalograss [Buchloe dactyloides (Nutt.
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This specie is typically allogamous, there are hermaphrodite and self-incompatible flowers and flowering period occur from August to November, with a peak in October (PEREIRA et al.