Self-compatibility in diploid plants of Taraxacum section Taraxacum
Acta botanica neerlandica , Volume 33 - Issue 1 p. 71- 80
Self-compatibility has been found to occur in a diploid, sexual plant of Taraxacum section Taraxacum after natural and artifical self-pollination of caged-in capitula. Only one out of 72 plants investigated proved to be self-compatible. This is the first record within the section Taraxacum of potential autogamy in a plant collected from the field. It was shown that self-compatibility is heriditary. No relation could be found between the point of time within the flowering season and the selfcompatibility of the plants tested.
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