The angiosperm female gametophyte : No longer the forgotten generation

  title={The angiosperm female gametophyte : No longer the forgotten generation},
  author={Vladimir Brukhin and Mark Douglas Curtis and Ueli Grossniklaus},
The plant life cycle alternates between the diploid sporophyte (spore-producing organism) and the haploid gametophyte (gamete-producing organism). The female gametophyte of flowering plants develops within the ovule, a specialized structure within the ovary, which gives rise to the seed after fertilization. The female gametophyte, or embryo sac, contains a small number of clonally derived cell types and serves as a model for the study of many fundamental processes crucial to development. The… CONTINUE READING
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