Reproductive biology of henequen (Agave fourcroydes) and its wild ancestor Agave Angustifolia (Agavaceae). i. Gametophyte development.

@article{Piven2001ReproductiveBO,
  title={Reproductive biology of henequen (Agave fourcroydes) and its wild ancestor Agave Angustifolia (Agavaceae). i. Gametophyte development.},
  author={Nikolai M. Piven and Felipe A. Barredo-Pool and I C Borges-Arg{\'a}ez and Miguel Angel Herrera-Alamillo and A Mayo-Mosqueda and Jos{\'e} Luis Herrera-Herrera and Manuel L. Robert},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  year={2001},
  volume={88 11},
  pages={1966-76}
}
The pathways of micro- and megagametophyte development in Agave fourcroydes (henequén) and A. angustifolia were studied. We used histology and light microscopy to observe anther ontogeny and ovary differentiation in relation to flower bud size. Both species have the same sexual reproductive strategies and gametophyte development that may be divided into… CONTINUE READING