[Plant-education] Definition of Spore in PLants

Mark D. Spiro via plant-ed%40net.bio.net (by spiro from bucknell.edu)
Thu Jun 14 19:28:36 EST 2007

I think that the most succinct definition would be that the spore is 
the product of meiosis and is the single cell which divides to give 
rise to the gametophyte generation of the plant life cycle.

At 01:07 AM 6/14/2007, Dr. M. Rehan Siddiqi wrote:
>My colleagues in Plant Sciences section at our college were 
>discussing a good and precise definition of spore in plants. After 
>lot of discussion we were not able to reach consensus on the precise 
>definition of  a spore.Can any body come out with a precise 
>definition of spore in plants.
>   M. Rehan Siddiqi
>   Dept. of Biological Sciences
>   Forman Christian College, Lahore, Pakistan
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Mark D. Spiro
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