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A plant that reproduces or is reproduced by apomixis.

[Back-formation from apomictic, produced by apomixis : apo- + Greek miktos, mixed (from meignunai, mig-, to mix; see apomixis).]

ap′o·mic′tic adj.
ap′o·mic′tic·al·ly adv.


in an apomictic manner
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Taking into account the common occurrence of apogamy in megagametophytes of Regnellidium diphyllum (Mahlberg and Baldwin, 1975), only megaspores were used in order to obtain uniform cultures, thus avoiding the mixture of sexually and apomictically formed sporophytes.
The Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT) and the Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria (EMBRAPA) are seeking to develop apomictically reproducing interspecific hybrids by combining traits of three parental species: acid-soil adaptation and spittlebug resistance of B.
The mutant is thus a partial apomict: it starts to produce seed apomictically, yet unlike natural apomictic plants, it produces no viable seed.