Sex determination in plants.

  title={Sex determination in plants.},
  author={Charles C. Ainsworth and John H Parker and Vicky Buchanan-Wollaston},
  journal={Current topics in developmental biology},
The majority of flowering plants produce flowers that are "perfect." These flowers are both staminate (with stamens) and pistillate (with one or more carpels). In a small number of species, there is spatial separation of the sexual organs either as monoecy, where the male and female organs are carried on separate flowers on the same plant, or dioecy, where male and female flowers are carried on separate male (staminate) or female (pistillate) individuals. Sex determination systems in plants… CONTINUE READING

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