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Definition of the adjective apomictic

What does apomictic mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. of or relating to a plant that reproduces by apomixis
  2. (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction

Alternative definition of the adjective apomictic


  1. Of or pertaining to apomixis

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2003)

Thus, apomictic plants have the advantage of seed reproduction (mainly dispersal), but conserve the identical (successful) genotype of the parent. Also, it is a way to assure reproduction even in the absence of pollinators (for an otherwise ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Apomictic See Apomixis. Apomixis (Apomictic) Reproduction without fertilization ( e.g., asexual production of seed). Apomorphine (mol wt 267) An emetic agent derived from morphine by removal of a molecule of water. N OH HO CH3 H Aponia ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ecology and Environmental Management (2009)

apomictic plants See PoLLINATI oN . apomictic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics (2014)

by Eric C.R. Reeve

The apomictic, male-sterile triploid (3n = 51) species M. hupehensis, which is highly resistant, produced mainly triploid apomictic progeny when crossed with the cultivated apple (2n = 34), although a few tetraploid (4n = 68) hybrids were also ...

Google previewDictionary of Biotechnology

by Dr K P Singh

apo, away from + mixis, a mingling; adj: apomictic) The asexual production ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biotechnology (2005)

Apomictic higher plants produce asexual seeds, derived only from maternal tissue. Apophyllous : Having distinct leaves, applied to a whorled flower with distinct sepals and petals; opposed to gamophyllous. Apoptosis : The process of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

In apomictic flowering plants there is no fertilization by pollen, and the embryos develop ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Invasive Species (2011)

From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn

Apomictic. Refers to a flower than does not require pollination to produce seed. Aquatic. Refers to a plant growing primarily or entirely in water, either rooted or free-floating. Aril. The fleshy coating around a seed. Arthropod. Member of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores (2007)

by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines

Such ameiotic (apomictic) parthenogenesis is another form of asexual reproduction. It is common in freshwater micrometazoans such as rotifers, gastrotrichs, tardigrades, and cladocerans, allowing populations to grow to very large sizes ...

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