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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Gametogenesis

Author
item McCormick, Sheila

Submitted to: World Wide Web
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: June 1, 2001
Publication Date: June 1, 2001

Technical Abstract: Gametogenesis, the process of gamete formation, initiates after specialized cells in the sporophyte undergo meiosis; subsequent mitotic divisions yield the gametophyte phase of the plant life cycle. The gametes sperm and egg fuse to yield a zygote.

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