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Name: Axelle
Status: student
Grade: other
Location: Outside U.S.
Country: N/A
Date: Summer 2011


Question:
How long does a pistil tube grow? I don't mean the length, I mean the time for it to grow.



Replies:
Pollen tube growth rates can be very high, and vary according to plant species.

The following should be helpful: http://www.plantcell.org/content/5/10/1303.full.pdf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pollen_tube

http://www.pnas.org/content/102/24/8770.short

Sincerely, Anthony R. Brach, PhD Missouri Botanical Garden Harvard University Herbaria



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