pseudogamy


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pseudogamy

the parthenogenetic development (see PARTHENOGENESIS of an egg after penetration of the egg membrane by a male gamete.
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Conduct library research to learn more about at least three of the following: parthenogenesis, apomixis, gynogenesis, pseudogamy, facultative parthenogenesis, cyclical parthenogenesis, heterogony, thelytoky, arrhenotoky, parthenocarpy, and apomictic parthenogenesis.
The strong xenia effect exhibited by the blue aleurone trait of the SB lines provides a visible marker method for detecting the form of apomixis known as pseudogamy. In pseudogamic apomixis (Grant, 1981), an apomictic seed is produced as a consequence of two tandem events: (i) fertilization of the endosperm and (ii) meiotic restitution by the somatic development of an entirely maternal embryo.
Pseudogamy (gynogenesis) in planarians: annotations some forty years on.
The grass reproduces primarily by apomixis with the mechanism being apospory followed by pseudogamy (Fisher et al., 1954; Snyder et al., 1955).
Pseudogamy as an evolutionary factor in the Poeciliid fish Mollienisia formosa.