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 (pŏl′ē-ĕm′brē-ə-nē, -ĕm-brī′-)
Development of more than one embryo from a single egg or ovule.

pol′y·em′bry·on′ic (-brē-ŏn′ĭk) adj.
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Polyembryonic 'Uba' and 'Dura' mango seedlings of approximately one year old, coming from seeds without grafting were used.
When embryos reached the unhatched blastula stage, we scored each dish for polyembryony by counting the number of embryos out of 100 that were polyembryonic in each dish.
Copidosoma floridanum is an endoparasitic, polyembryonic, social wasp that can lay its eggs in the eggs of the moth host, Trichoplusia ni (cabbage looper).
Ecological and biological studies on the polyembryonic parasitoid Copidosoma desantisi Annecke and Mynhardt parasitic on the potato tuber moth in Suez Canal area.
Copidosoma floridanum (Ashmead) (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) is a polyembryonic egg-larval endoparasitoid of plusiinae noctuid moths, which is considered one of the major natural enemies of Trichoplusia ni (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) (Martin et al.
One parasitoid species is considered gregarious when two or more parasitoid larvae originated from the same mother are developed in a single host being the result of multiple eggs laid in the host, or polyembryonic when a repeated division of a single egg occurs (Gauld and Bolton, 1988).
Valdez LEL, Espinoza VJ, Aguilera CAF, Reyes-Vega ML (2004) Fatty acids in polyembryonic maize.
Diverse genetic bases of Indian polyembryonic and monoembryonic mango (Mangifera indica L.
Monoembryonic cultivars produce a single shoot, while polyembryonic types germinate multiple shoots.
Studies have shown that these monoembryonic and polyembryonic gene pools may also operate differently physiologically.