open-pollinated
adjective Date: 1925 pollinated by natural agencies (as wind or insects) without human intervention

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  • open-pollinated — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : pollinated by natural agencies (as wind or insects) without direct human control or intervention open pollinated and hybrid sweet corns * * * open pollination. /oh peuhn pol euh nay tid/, adj. Bot. (of a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • open-pollinated — open pollination. /oh peuhn pol euh nay tid/, adj. Bot. (of a flower) pollinated without human agency. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • open pollinated —   Natural (or unintended) transfer of pollen from male to female cones of ex situ or garden plants by native (or introduced) pollinators (or wind?) resulting in fertilized seed without the cone having been hand pollinated; sometimes resulting in… …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • open-pollinated — o′pen pol′linated adj. bot (of a flower) pollinated without human agency • Etymology: 1920–25 o′pen pollina′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • open-pollinated variety — kryžmadulkė veislė statusas Aprobuotas sritis sėkla apibrėžtis Santykinai vienodų požymių stabili kryžmiškai apsidulkinanti veislė. atitikmenys: angl. open pollinated variety vok. freiabblühende Sorte pranc. variété à pollinisation libre šaltinis …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Open pollination — is pollination by insects, birds, wind, or other natural mechanisms, and contrasts with cleistogamy, closed pollination, which is one of the many types of self pollination[1]. Open pollination also contrasts with controlled pollination, which is… …   Wikipedia

  • open pollination —   Natural (or unintended) transfer of pollen from male to female cones of ex situ or garden plants by native (or introduced) pollinators (or wind?) resulting in fertilized seed without the cone having been hand pollinated; sometimes resulting in… …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • hand pollinated —   Anthropogenic pollen transfer for the purpose of producing viable cycad seeds via artificial propagation.   Cf. anemophily, entomophily, open pollinated …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • plant breeding — Introduction       application of genetic (genetics) principles to produce plants that are more useful to humans. This is accomplished by selecting plants found to be economically or aesthetically desirable, first by controlling the mating of… …   Universalium

  • List of sweetcorn varieties — This is a list of the most commonly cultivated varieties of sweet corn, and the approximate number of days from germination of corn plant to harvest. Unless otherwise noted with the term open pollinated, all varieties are hybrids. Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

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