Physiological Studies on Fruit Development by Means of Ovule Transplantation in vivo

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Science  07 Aug 1964:
Vol. 145, Issue 3632, pp. 609-611
DOI: 10.1126/science.145.3632.609


Young fertilized ovules belonging to different species, genera, and families were transplanted onto pepper placenta and grown in vivo to mature, viable seeds. This suggests that the physiological requirements for growth of these ovules may be similar between plant species that are quite different taxonomically.