A generalized definition of self-incompatibility by de Nettancourt is “the inability of a fertile hermaphrodite seed plant to produce zygotes after self-pollination”.
KeywordsHomomorphic and heteromorphic incompatibility Gametophytic and sporophytic incompatibility Mechanism of self-incompatibility Pollen-stigma-style-ovary interactions Significance of self-incompatibility Methods to overcome self-incompatibility
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