self-incompatible
adjective Date: 1922 incapable of effective self-pollination • self-incompatibility noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-incompatible — self in·com·pat·i·ble (sĕlf ĭn kəm pătʹə bəl) adj. Botany Incapable of self fertilization.   self in com·pat i·bilʹi·ty n. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-incompatible — (|) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : incapable of effective self pollination compare self compatible …   Useful english dictionary

  • Self-incompatibility in plants — Self incompatibility (SI) is a general name for several genetic mechanisms in angiosperms, which prevent self fertilization and thus encourage outcrossing. In plants with SI, when a pollen grain produced in a plant reaches a stigma of the same… …   Wikipedia

  • self-incompatibility — | ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : the quality or state of being self incompatible * * * self incompatibilˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑self …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-incompatibility — noun see self incompatible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • self-incompatibility — See self incompatible. * * * …   Universalium

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