Definition of sporogenesis in English:


Line breaks: sporo|gen¦esis
Pronunciation: /ˌspɒrə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs
, ˌspɔːrə(ʊ)-/


[mass noun] chiefly Botany
  • The process of spore formation.
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    • Male sporogenesis begins with the division of a diploid sporophytic cell that gives rise to the tapetal initial and the sporogenous cell.
    • This strongly suggests that the dyads corresponded to the final stage of sporogenesis and therefore that they occurred from a meiosis II-like division, rather than from a disrupted meiosis I.
    • In the final stages of sporogenesis, a dense perine is deposited on the spore surface.

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