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1. Production or formation of spores.
2. Reproduction by means of spores.

spo′ro·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk), spo·rog′e·nous (spə-rŏj′ə-nəs, spô-, spō-) adj.
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Adj.1.sporogenous - producing spores or reproducing by means of spores
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These cells divide periclinally to form a primary parietal cell to the outside and a primary sporogenous cell to the inside (Fig.
The colony morphology of the Trichoderma on PDA without NaCl or boron shows mycelial hyaline growth, cottony aspect, with green or yellow peripheral sporogenous areas, depending on the isolate.
Until this study, no proteins have yet been documented, although Ziegler (1959) found acid phosphatase activity in the nucellus, the sporogenous tissue that produces the pollination drop.
In sporogenous tissue, the cells are polygonal and tightly appressed, completely filling the locular space.
Although the sporogenous and tapetal cells have a common origin from the archesporial cells (ECHLIN, 1973; CANALES et al.
In the developing anther of a flower, there are four areas of sporogenous (fertile) cells, one in each of the four sacs comprising the anther.
Uredinia composed of fascicles of sporogenous cells that emerge through stomata becoming suprastomatal, mainly hypophyllous, numerous, often aggregated in angular spots surrounded by veins corresponding to pale, angular leaf spots on the upper leaf surface, 0.
Morphological characterization of CMS-D8 and cytological examination of sporogenous tissue abortion and restoration have been reported (Black and Stewart, 1995; Stewart, 1995; Stewart and Zhang, 1996; Stewart et al.
Sporogenous tissue was sampled to determine chemical composition and viability of spores; vegetative tissue was used to determine the chemical composition of adult plants.
PMCs were generated from primary sporogenous cells simultaneously with the development of microsporangium wall.
One hypothesis is that the tapetum has the vestigial capacity to polymerize sporopollenin because it shares a phylogenetically identical origin with the sporogenous tissue (Hesse, 1986).