fructification

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fructification

[′frək·tə·fə′kā·shən]
(botany)
The process of producing fruit.
A fruit and its appendages.
(mycology)
A sporogenous structure.
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If the latter relationships are borne out by further work, it may provide a reason to reconsider my interpretation of the ovulate fructification (Miller, 1988) and the scoring of character states (Table III).
However, the present work is based primarily on ovulate cones, and homologies between the ovulate fructification of Ginkgo and that of conifers is too poorly understood to define character states.
Once the pallets with bags having fructifications reach the robotic harvesting area, a specially designed gantry robot with two end-effectors (patent pending) allows pick-up of each bag with fructifications from the pallet / support (using a first endeffector), bag's transport to the collecting tables and evacuation conveyors, fructification's harvesting (using a second specially designed end-effector) and finally bag's transport and storage in a specially designed support / pallet system for bags' collecting and automatic transport in facility's outdoors areas.
1 ), this modular unit representing the last production link / robotic cell in the mushroom's cultivation and fructification harvesting full automated facility virtual prototyping.
While the male reproductive organs of the pteridosperms have been considered the result of aggregation of fertile telomes, Schopf (1950) has presented evidence that in the medullosan Dolerotheca the male fructification is an elaborate campanulate "septangium", composed of radially arranged and paired rows of sporangia.