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E.g., flower or TO:0000303.
E.g., d1 or waxy.

expand all sections collapse all sections  plant_trait_ontology Term "male sterility" (TO:0000437)
Term Name male sterility
Term Accession TO:0000437
Aspect plant_trait_ontology
Synonyms (3) degree of male sterility of male sterile lines, male sterility measure, MALEST
Definition In plants, it represents the incompetence of the pollen to fertilize the ovum. Reasons could be non-viable pollen, incompatibility, pollen abortion, toxicity, genetic etc. Usually determined by either the pollen sterility or spikelet fertility (percent seed set).
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