xenogamy

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xe·nog·a·my

 (zĭ-nŏg′ə-mē)
xe·nog′a·mous adj.

xenogamy

(zɛˈnɒɡəmɪ)
n
(Botany) botany another name for cross-fertilization
xeˈnogamous adj

xenogamy

cross-fertilization in plants or flowers.
See also: Plants
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oleifera is a geitonogamous and xenogamous diploid species (2n = 28; n = 14 chromosomes) whose gene pool and genetic base are expected to be wide with higher productivity [11, 12, 13, 14].
Fruit set under open pollination and manual xenogamous cross-pollinations on 10 selected trees of Tirumala Hill population Tree Fruit set (%) Fruit set (%) number (open (hand cross- pollination) * pollination) ** TH1 4.
These few species have breeding biologies that span the range of self fertility, from self compatible to self incompatible; a few are obligately xenogamous.
Tillandsia balbisiana is a xenogamous species based on results of cross pollination but its fruit setting is relatively low, probably another case of pollinator limitant.
Mating systems: xenogamous and autogamous species were associated only with plant life forms.
Considering the many simultaneous flowers produced by these species, the amount of nectar exuded, the hummingbird behavior, and the existence of SC, hummingbird visits likely favor geitonogamous rather than xenogamous pollen transfer.
Thrips-mediated self-pollination of two facultatively xenogamous wetland species.
For example, flowers of autogamous species have smaller corollas than flowers of xenogamous species (Ornduff 1969; Cruden and Lyon 1985).
Among these xenogamous crosses flowers were bagged before and after crosses were performed to exclude pollinators that might confound the results.
P/O ratio also indicates that the species is xenogamous, although geitonogamy and autogamy (only induced, not spontaneous) were also recorded.