carpology


Also found in: Encyclopedia.

carpology

(kɑːˈpɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Botany) the branch of botany concerned with the study of fruits and seeds
carpological adj
carˈpologist n

carpology

the branch of botany that studies the structure of fruits and seeds. — carpologist, n.carpological, adj.
See also: Botany

carpology

A branch of botany that deals with the study of fruits and seeds.
References in periodicals archive ?
My guest this Saturday is Joseph Wright, editor of Carpology Magazine.
These samples will interest areas anthracology (study of charcoal), palynology (the study of pollen), the carpology (study of seeds) and parasitology (the study of human parasites).
THE 48-hour carp match between English team Carpology and a team from Welsh Carp Forum atHendre Lake got off to a bad start for the Welsh anglers when the weight check for the first 24 hours from mid-day Friday to mid-day Saturday showed them over 170lb behind the visitors.
Comparative carpology of the genus Sphenostemon (Sphenostemonaceae) in the context of its taxonomy and phylogeny.
SOME of the country's top carp anglers will be at Hendre Lake this weekend, where the Welsh Carp Forum team will be fishing against English side Carpology to defend the inter-forum carp competition trophy won last year.