Mechanisms of Microspore Embryogenesis

  • J. M. Dunwell


As Haldane stated in 1937 “Every species is at the mercy of its pollen grains”, and although this motto is undoubtedly true in evolutionary terms, it is only relatively recently that we have been able to disrupt at will this critical phase of plant development.


Pollen Development Microspore Embryogenesis Vegetative Nucleus Tobacco Pollen Angiosperm Pollen 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Dunwell
    • 1
  1. 1.ICI SeedsJealott’s Hill Research StationBracknell BerkshireUK

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