apomictic parthenogenesis


apomictic parthenogenesis
No reduction division occurs, so that the offspring have the same genetic constitution as the mother and all are female.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • apomictic — adjective 1. of or relating to a plant that reproduces by apomixis • Syn: ↑apomictical • Pertains to noun: ↑apomict (for: ↑apomictical), ↑apomict • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • agameon — n. [Gr. a, without; gamos, marriage; on, being] A species reproducing exclusively by apomixis; see apomictic parthenogenesis, ameiotic parthenogenesis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pseudogamy — n. [Gr. pseudos, false; gamos, marriage] Apomictic parthenogenesis; development of a female gamete after stimulation (without fertilization) by a male gamete; also termed pseudofertilization, pseudomixis, and also gynogenesis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • apomixis — apomictic /ap euh mik tik/, apomictical, adj. apomictically, adv. /ap euh mik sis/, n., pl. apomixes / mik seez/. Biol. any of several types of asexual reproduction, as apogamy or parthenogenesis. [1910 15; < NL < Gk apo APO + míxis a mixing,… …   Universalium

  • Apomixis — Not to be confused with automixis or autogamy. This article deals almost exclusively with plants. For similar processes in animals and Oomycetes, see Parthenogenesis. In botany, apomixis was defined by Winkler as replacement of the normal… …   Wikipedia

  • Asexual reproduction — in liverworts: a caducous phylloid germinating Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction by which offspring arise from a single parent, and inherit the genes of that parent only, it is reproduction which does not involve meiosis, ploidy… …   Wikipedia

  • reproductive system, plant — Introduction       any of the systems, sexual or asexual, by which plants reproduce. In plants, as in animals, the end result of reproduction is the continuation of a given species, and the ability to reproduce is, therefore, rather conservative …   Universalium

  • Apomixis — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda …   Wikipedia Español

  • agamogenetic — adjective (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction • Syn: ↑agamic, ↑agamous, ↑apomictic, ↑parthenogenetic • Similar to: ↑asexual, ↑nonsexual • …   Useful english dictionary

  • parthenogenetic — adjective (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction • Syn: ↑agamic, ↑agamous, ↑agamogenetic, ↑apomictic • Similar to: ↑asexual, ↑nonsexual • Deriva …   Useful english dictionary


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