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Definition of the noun Agamospermy

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noun - plural: agamospermies

  1. [botany] The asexual production of embryos and seeds

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Google previewHandbook of Functional Plant Ecology (1999)

by Francisco Pugnaire, Fernando Valladares

Agamospermy is a phenomenon absent in gymnosperms and limited to a small group (34 families) of angiosperms, occurring mainly ( approximately 75% of the agamospermous taxa) in the Compositae, Gramineae, and ...

Google previewInvasive Plant Ecology in Natural and Agricultural Systems (2010)

by Barbara Diane Booth, Stephen D. Murphy, Clarence J. Swanton

Agamospermy is a type of asexual reproduction in which seeds are produced from the mitosis of maternal ovules and fertilization does not occur. The most common type of asexual reproduction is vegetative growth, which is sometimes called ...

Google previewEvolutionary Biology (2013)

by Max K. Hecht

Agamospermy is a mechanism for dispersing favorable genotypes in space as well as time, which is essential for populations in transient or unpredictable habitats. Gene flow restriction between species will accrue as an Isolating Mechanisms ...

Google previewClusia (2007)

A Woody Neotropical Genus of Remarkable Plasticity and Diversity by Ulrich Lüttge

Asexual Reproduction:Agamospermy and Vegetative Propagation The term agamospermy refers to the production of fruits and seeds by non- fertilised flowers.It is a type of asexual reproduction that combines the possible advantages of ...

Google previewLa Selva (1994)

Ecology and Natural History of a Neotropical Rain Forest by Lucinda A. McDade

Apomixis is asexual reproduction; agamospermy is a form of apomixis involving reproduction by means of seeds, which are produced by a variety of asexual processes and are not the result of the typical sexual mechanism (meiotic reduction ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

agamospermy. See APOMIXIS. agar. A complex *polysaccharide obtained from certain types of * seaweed.

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Biology (2007)

by John Owen Edward Clark, William Hemsley

agamospermy agamospermy Formation of plant seeds and embryos by asexual 11.

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (1957)

by Michael Abercrombie, Clarence James Hickman, M. L. Johnson

l2 AGAMOSPERMY AGAMOSPERMY. All types of apomixis (q.v.) in which embryos and seeds are formed by asexual means ; excludes vegetative reproduction. AGAR (AGAR-AGAR). Mucilage (polysaccharide) obtained from certain ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2013)

by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield

agamospermy or thelytoky). Contrast with amixis, amphimixis. apomorphic characters of species that ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2010)

by Elizabeth A. Martin

agamospermy See APOMIxIS. agar An extract ofcertain species of red seaweeds that is used as a gelling agent in microbiological *culture media, foodstuffs, ...

Google previewThe Sterling Dictionary Of Biology (1999)

by Poonam Dr. Jain

AGAMOSPERMY: Plants in which embryos and seeds develop without gamete fusion (asexual formation of embryo). AGEING: Progressive deterioration in functioning of cells. AGGLUTINATION: Clumping of cells. AGGLUTINIS: Plasma and ...

Google previewDictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology (2012)

by Frank J. Dye

agamospermy formation of seed without fertilization. agenesis this type of birth defect is the absence of an organ or other structure from early development; the precise kind of agenesis refers to the missing organ, e.g., renal agenesis.

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Biology (2000)

by Blackie

Agamospermy It is apomixis within the seed or asexual formation of seed and formation of embryos occur by asexual reproductive process instead of ...

Google previewDictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Edition (2009)

by Rolf H. J. Schlegel

diplonema: >>> diplotene diplontic: >>> diploid diplophase: The diploid generation phase after fertilization to meiosis cyto diplospory: A type of agamospermy (apomixis) in which a diploid embryo sac is formed from archesporial origin bot ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Biology (2009)

by Robert Hine, Daintith

agamospermy /ă-gam-ŏ-sper-mee/ See apomixis. agar /ay- gar, ah-gar/ A gelling agent prepared from seaweed, used to set liquid nutrients.

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Botany (2002)

by Jill Bailey

The term is sometimes used in a restricted sense to describe a modified form of reproduction by plants in which seeds are formed without fusion of gametes, a process also termed agamospermy. A plant that reproduces in this way is called an ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

See also apogamy, apospory, agamospermy, parthenogenesis. aponeurosis. a broad, flat, fibrous, or membranous sheetlike tendon. aponia. 1: lack of pain. 2: abstention from exertion. same species, ritual appeasement, appeasement based ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

Seeds may form without fertilization (agamospermy) and in some fungi meiosis and gamete formation do not occur even though an ascus containing identical diploid spores is formed. Vegetative propagation from cuttings is not classed as ...

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Agamospermy Meaning

Video shows what agamospermy means. The asexual production of embryos and seeds. agamospermy synonyms: apomixis. Agamospermy Meaning. How to ...

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