Lily or billy- y the difference?

Charlesworth, D. and Gilmartin, P.M. (1998) Lily or billy- y the difference? Trends in Genetics, 14 (7). pp. 261-262. ISSN 0168-9525

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Abstract

Most flowering plant species are either hermaphroditic, with flowers that produce both male and female gametes, or monoecious, bearing unisexual flowers of both sexes (see Table 1 for some examples). The meeting highlighted recent research on the variety of plant sex-determination and sex chromosomes. Some dioecious plants (species with separate unisexual plants) have no cytologically recognizable sex chromosomes but, like many animals, many have X/Y systems with a single male-determining Y chromosomes (see Table 1). Variants such as X/Y1/Y2, Z/W, and X-autosome balance systems also occur (John Parker, Cambridge Univ. Botanic Garden).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: plant,sex determination
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Biological Sciences
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Plant Sciences
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Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2013 12:18
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2018 08:48
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/44254
DOI: 10.1016/S0168-9525(98)01504-2

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