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apomict Syllabification: ap·o·mict
Pronunciation: /ˈapəˌmikt/

Definition of apomict in English:


A plant that reproduces by apomixis.
Example sentences
  • Gametophytic apomicts differ from sexually reproducing plants in that they produce unreduced embryo sacs.
  • Because of its mode of reproduction and unusually large nuclear genome, it is speculated that its success as a weed could be attributed, in part, to its behaviour as an autopolyploid apomict.
  • Progeny tests employing molecular markers allow the identification of individuals originated by sexual means among the offspring of a facultative apomict.
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