carpospore


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Related to carpospore: carpogonium, monospore, tetraspores

carpospore

[′kär·pə‚spȯr]
(botany)
In red algae, a diploid spore produced terminally by a gonimoblast, giving rise to the diploid tetrasporic plant.
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Effects of irradiance and temperature on the release and growth of carpospores from Gracilaria cornea J.
Experiment on releasing quantity and optimal temperature period for releasing of Gracilaria asiatica carpospores.
In the host species, compatible intraspecies crosses resulted in viable (able to germinate) carpospores within three weeks of fertilization.