apomixis

Definitions:

  • The development of an embryo without the occurrence of fertilization, especially in plants.
  • plant <xref>reproduction</xref> without <xref>fertilization</xref>
  • plant <xref>reproduction</xref> without <xref>fertilization</xref>, <xref>meiosis</xref>, or the production of <xref>gametes</xref>
  • animal <xref>reproduction</xref> in which the egg cell did not undergo <xref>meiosis</xref> or <xref>fertilization</xref>
  • any of several kinds of reproduction without fertilization
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