apogamy

[n] - (botany) development of an embryo without fertilization
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Apogamy

A·pog'a·my noun [ Prefix apo- + Greek ... marriage.] (Botany) The formation of a bud in place of a fertilized ovule or oöspore. De Bary.
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apogamy

<botany> The formation of a bud in place of a fertilized ovule or oospore. ... Origin: Pref. Apo- + Gr. Marriage. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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apogamy

noun (botany) development of an embryo without fertilization; especially the development in some ferns of a sporophyte from the gametophyte without fertilization
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Apogamy

• (n.) The formation of a bud in place of a fertilized ovule or oospore.
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apogamy

(from the article `fern`) ...and sperm and eggs rapidly, utilizing food in the spores. Many inhabitants of dry rock cliffs, especially in the maidenhair family, Adiantaceae, ... Reproduction in sterile fern hybrids is also accomplished by the process of apogamy, in which spores possessing the same chromosome complement as the ... ......
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apogamy

apogamy, apogamic, apogamous, apogamously Absence of sexual reproduction; asexual reproduction, agamogenesis; specifically, in ferns and other cryptogams, production of the perfect plant directly from a bud on the prothallus instead of by the usual sexual process.
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