agamospermy

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agamospermy

[′ā·gam·ə‚spərm·ē]
(botany)
Apogamy in which sexual union is incomplete because of abnormal development of the pollen and the embryo sac.
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A comparison of within-plant karyological heterogeneity between agamospermous and sexual Taraxacum (Compositae) as assessed by the nuclear organiser chromosome.
The objective of this study is to use the AFLP method to characterize genetic variation within and between germplasm sources of the agamospermous P.
Effects of virus infection on demographic traits of an agamospermous population of Eupatorium chinense (Asteraceae).