caryopsis


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caryopsis

an ACHENE in which the ovary wall and see coat are united. It is the characteristic fruit of grasses, a grain.
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Bundock et al., "SAGE of the developing wheat caryopsis," Plant Biotechnology Journal, vol.
From 2000 to 2011, California produced an average of 43.4 million hundredweights (cwt, 1 cwt = 100 pounds) of rough rice (unprocessed rice that includes hull and caryopsis) per year.
parviglumis (Poaceae) caryopsis development showing several processes conserved in maize.
And many researches also studied the expression level of Vp-1, which increased with the growth of caryopsis and reached highest at 40 days after flowering (McKibbin et al., 2002; Wilkinson et al., 2005; Yang et al., 2007).
But even the botanically cognizant casually refer to both true seeds and "seeds with accessories" simply as "seeds." Because practitioners in the sciences need precision when speaking or writing formally, the botanical term of choice for both true seeds as well as those carrying extra parts is disseminule, a catchall term that covers all variations of reproductive packages, botanically known by terms such as aril, achene, capsule, caryopsis, nut, drupe, and true seed (Figure 4).
Regeneration of plants from rice caryopsis derived callus culture of Nigerian local cv.
The seed of grasses such as wheat and corn is actually a caryopsis, another type of fruit, that has the ovary wall (pericarp) attached to the seed.
An ultrastructural description of the leaf blade, ligule, auricles, spikelet and caryopsis, with an emphasis on structures of taxonomic value.
aegilopoides 1 abaxial tooth Growth Flowering Species Caryopsis habit and maturity Genus Aegilops Ae.