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Quercus suber L. (cork oak) is one of the most important monoecious tree species in semi-arid regions of… Expand In higher plants, the double-fertilization process begins with the successful delivery of two sperm cells to the female… Expand The synergid cells within the female gametophyte are essential for reproduction in angiosperms. MYB98 encodes an R2R3-MYB protein… Expand SummaryEggs ofPlumbago zeylanica (Plumbaginaceae, Plumbagineae) have been examined by electron microscopy. The major features of… Expand Pearl millet synergids from unpollinated pistils at 1.5–2 and 2.5–3 days postmaturity (dpm) were examined using transmission… Expand SummaryThe pattern of degeneration in mature synergids of pearl millet prior to pollination was examined by transmission electron… Expand The precise guidance of the pollen tube to the embryo sac is critical to the successful sexual reproduction of flowering plants… Expand Abstract A protocol for isolating viable eggs in Plumbagozeylanica by mechanical dissection is reported. The optimum solution for… Expand The cytoskeletal organisation of the isolated embryo sac and egg cells of Plumbago zeylanica was examined before, during and… Expand With light microscopy maize megagametophytes stained with Alcian blue-periodic acid-Schiff (AB-PAS) reveal acid or neutral… Expand