carpospore


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Related to carpospore: carpogonium, monospore, tetraspores

carpospore

the sexually produced spore of red algae.
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The production of tetraspores and carpospores by red algae is able to produce macroalgae germlings that are suitable for juvenile abalone (5-15 mm SL) consumption.
Carpospores (either sexual or apomictic) mature in September and release thereafter through November, and tetraspores release from December through March (Burns and Mathieson 1972, S.
To separate dishes, 2000-10,000 2N carpospores of each A.