Gametes and Fertilization: Maize as a Model System for Experimental Embryogenesis in Flowering Plants

  • Christian Dumasa
  • Published 2002

Abstract

The involvement of each of the two sperm cells from a pollen tube in separate fusion events characterizes double fertilization: a process that is illustrated in Figure 1. This process, which initiates the development of both the embryo (via the fusion of sperm and egg) and the endosperm (via the fusion of sperm and central cell), was discovered in… (More)

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