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Embryo - Plants

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(botany) A young, developing plant, such as the rudimentary plant inside the seed of higher plants or that inside the archegonium of mosses and ferns


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Word origin: Ancient Greek embruon from en-, in- + bruĊ (grow, swell)

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Re: sporophytic haploids....is it true?

flowering plants have a reproductive cycle in which a diploid sporophytic phase alternates with a ... entry, the male gametophyte is the pollen grain and the female gametophyte is the embryo sac. However, parthenogenetic development of unfertilized eggs can occur, but it ...

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by sara135
Tue Jul 12, 2011 8:23 am
 
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Topic: sporophytic haploids....is it true?
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Re: Genetic Transmission

... reproducing, sexually reproducing, bacteria, viruses, retroviruses, plants, every kind of organism, have ribosomes or are there organisms that ... into a complete oocyte (all the signaling proteins contained), and the embryo doesn't live, and vice versa with the sperm. Seems that they are two ...

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by Bembanadian
Thu Apr 22, 2010 3:40 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetic Transmission
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Arabidopsis T-DNA insert

... a gene; in the original background (Col3qrt1) I could select homozygous plants, based on segregation ratio (3:1) and PCR (using genomic DNA with ... homozygous plants; -segregation indicates a single insert and no embryo or gametophytic defects -backcrossing to Col 0 produces as expected ...

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by dcoman
Tue Apr 20, 2010 11:40 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Arabidopsis T-DNA insert
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How to Obtain Dinosaurs

... dinosaurs, similar to the contemporary genes laboratory workers on plants, bees. Remora encroached entirely in the sex organs of bigger fish ... too. Mammals appeared to be adequate to new conditions. Since the very embryo period they are richly provided with oxygen. Among animals, mammals ...

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by enarees
Tue Jan 05, 2010 5:38 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: How to Obtain Dinosaurs
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Genetics related MCQ

... 4. Which process cld produce a large number of genetically identical plants? A anther culture B embryo culture C pollen cultue D protoplast culture My attempts: For 1,i chose D - but now ...

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by Navin
Fri Nov 30, 2007 9:20 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics related MCQ
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