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n.1.(Biol.) The state or quality of being diœcious.
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Given the reproductive biology of the Amaranthus species, the dominance of dioeciousness, and the wide range of genome size variation between the dioecious species, genome size determinations have the potential to be useful in addressing questions concerning the amount of interspecific hybridization within the genus Arnaranthus under field conditions.
individual to the other; otherwise every step toward dioeciousness would lead
Variance composition due to dioeciousness and to variety.