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Gametophytic Apomixis

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“Apomixis” in angiosperms means asexual (agamic) reproduction by seeds, i.e, “agamospermy” (“seed apomixis”). The normal counterpart of this widespread anomaly of reproduction is “amphimixis”, i.e., sexual reproduction. Orginally, Winkler (1908) defined apomixis in a wider sense, including vivipary, pseudovivipary, and other forms of vegetative propagation such as bulbils, runners, rhizomes, etc. This broader definition is now rather rarely used.

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Megaspore Mother Cell Sexual Plant Female Meiosis Apomictic Species Restitution Nucleus 
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