agamospermy

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agamospermy

reproduction that does not involve FERTILIZATION or MEIOSIS but produces an embryo by asexual means other than VEGETATIVE REPRODUCTION.
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Genetic interpretation of enzyme variation in sexual and agamospermous taxa of Taraxacum sections Vulgaria and Mongolica.
This hypothesis begins with a basic fact of plant reproductive biology: with the exception of agamospermous seed development, receipt of compatible pollen is necessary for seed set and female reproductive success.
The agamospermous Poa secunda complex is considered a facultative apomictic (Hiesey and Nobs, 1982; Kellogg, 1987, 1990) and floral variation among P.