Average elongation rate of pollen tubes after in vitro pollination

Range 6.5-9 mm/hour
Organism Corn Zea mays
Reference I. Dupuis, C. Dumas, In vitro pollination as a model for studying fertilization in maize (Zea mays L.) Sexual Plant Reproduction November 1989, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 265-269 p.266 right column top paragraph
Comments "Fertilization takes place between 4 and 7h after in vitro pollination of 4.5-cm-long silks (Fig. 1), which corresponds to an average elongation rate of the pollen tubes of 6.5-9 mm/h."
Entered by Uri M
ID 110314