Alloplasm - definition of alloplasm by The Free Dictionary
(Biology) biology part of the cytoplasm that is specialized to form cilia, flagella, and similar structures
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Fertility segregation in cotton crosses between alloplasmic [F.sub.1]'s heterozygous for the DSR gene with the [D.sub.8] alloplasm
as the female parent and [AD.sub.1] alloplasm
as male parent.
One of these alloplasms
was developed into a cytoplasmic male sterile/gametophytic restorer system that is currently being investigated for its potential in hybrid cotton production.
Clearly rf pollen is much less competitive than the Rf pollen in the alloplasms
. Possibly rf pollen grains could become completely noncompetitive under some environmental or developmental conditions.