Term Information

Accession
TO:0000437
Name
male sterility
Ontology
plant_trait_ontology
Synonyms
MALEST (related), degree of male sterility of male sterile lines (related), male sterility measure (related)
Alternate IDs
None
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). Source: Gramene:pankaj_jaiswal
Comment
None
Subset
None
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Parents of male sterility (TO:0000437)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
male sterility [is_a relation] is_a  sterility related trait (TO:0000485)
Children of male sterility (TO:0000437)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
pollen abortion type (TO:0000218) [is_a relation] is_a  male sterility
male sterility type (TO:0000106) [is_a relation] is_a  male sterility
rice male sterility group trait (CO_320:0000091) [is_a relation] is_a  male sterility
pollen sterility (TO:0000053) [is_a relation] is_a  male sterility
cassava male sterile trait (CO_334:0000404) [is_a relation] is_a  male sterility
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