Monospore

monospore

[′män·ə‚spȯr]
(botany)
A simple or undivided nonmotile asexual spore; produced by the diploid generation of some algae.

Monospore

 

the cell from which a new plant develops in red algae that do not have alternation of generations. It develops in the monosporangium, from which it emerges into the water in the form of a bare protoplast that has a haploid nucleus, as do all cells of an algal thallus. Monospores are characteristic of Bangiophyceae and some Florideae.

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25%, which is unusually high for tetrapolar mushrooms, as the theoretical mating frequency is 25% among monospore cultures derived from a tetrapolar mushroom.
This morphotype named Glomus sp has been the aim of a monospore culture then multiplied on high semi axenically peanut seedlings.
At least eight haploid isolates were isolated from each gall using a monospore separation method.