HomeInternational Rice Research Notesvol. 22 no. 2 (1997)

Floral Traits Influencing Outcrossing Rate in Rice

J Ramalingam | N Nadrajan | C Vanniarajan | P Rangsamy

Discipline: Agriculture



Commercial seed production highly depends on the extent of outcrossing, which depends on floral characters, anthesis, anther dehiscence, and a number of environmental factors. We evaluated the amount of natural outcrossing and its relation to floral traits.