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Title: GAMETOGENESIS

Author
item Mccormick, Sheila

Submitted to: World Wide Web
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 6/1/2001
Publication Date: 6/1/2001
Citation: N/A

Interpretive Summary:

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.