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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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Although the basic peroxidase isoenzyme has been previously reported in Arabidopsis leaves, this paper is the first report of such an isoenzyme in roots, flowers, stems, and immature siliques.
Using standard methods of gene isolation, Chaudhury's team isolated a gene that controls the initial steps of silique formation and seed development.
Parameters defining yield components were number of branches per plant siliques per plant seeds per silique and 1000-seed weight.
The number of siliques per plant was significantly influenced by paclobutrazol application whereas the seed number per silique and the 1000-seed- weight were less responsive to paclobutrazol treatment.
1998) in that transgenic oilseed rape expressing tzs showed increased seed numbers per silique.
Number of fruiting branches per plant, number of siliques per plant and number of seeds per silique varied significantly by different intercropping treatments compared with component sole crop of canola.
which is prone to form feral populations because of silique shattering (Liljegren et al.
Inflorescence raceme length, number of branches of inflorescence raceme, number of leaves at reproductive stage, number of silique per plant and weight of 10 mature siliques were recorded at maturity.
In this survey all the stages of plant's phonology and various attributes such as length of the bush, number of the secondry branches in the bush, the sickness of the stem, the length of silique's main stem, secondry branch, the length of the silique, the number of the silique in the main stem and the secondary stem, number of the silique in the bush, the number of seed in the silique in main stem and secondary stem, the number of the seed in the silique, the weight of the thousand of seeds, function of the seed, biologic function of harvest's coefficient and the percentage of oil of the seed and the function of the seed's oil measured.
Ten randomly selected spikes (wheat) and silique (canola) were harvested and threshed manually to record number of seeds per spike and silique.