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Pistil

Known as: Pistillum, Pistils 
The centrally-located (usually) female portion (gyneceum) of a flower.
National Institutes of Health

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2014
Highly Cited
2014
This work was supported by Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovacion (MICINN)-FEDER [AGL2006-13529-C02-01, AGL 12621-C02-01, AGL 2012… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BackgroundThe characteristics of pollen tube growth are not constant, but display distinct patterns of growth within the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
AtLURE1 defensin-like peptides, which show species-specific evolution, are essential in Arabidopsis for attracting pollen tubes… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Amino acid modulation of Ca2+ signaling guides growth of plant pollen tubes. Elevations in cytosolic free calcium concentration… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Terminal drought during the reproductive stage is a major constraint to yield of chickpea in many regions of the world… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Pollen tubes extend through pistil tissues and are guided to ovules where they release sperm for fertilization. Although pollen… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The majority of flowering plants produce perfect flowers that contain both the male and female reproductive organs in close… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Homeotic transformation of stamens into pistil-like structures (pistillody) has been observed in a cytoplasmic substitution… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Pollen ranges from 2.5% to 61% protein content. Most pollen proteins are likely to be enzymes that function during pollen tube… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
FLOWERING plants have evolved various stratagems to prevent inbreeding and promote outcrosses1. One such mechanism, gametophytic… Expand
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