Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to a sporophyte plant.
  • adj. Having the characteristics of a sporophyte.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, belonging to, resembling, or characteristic of a sporophyte.

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Examples

  • The PDH bypass is active in sporophytic tissue of plants.

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  • To test for the presence of the PDH bypass in the sporophytic tissue of plants, Arabidopsis plants homozygous for mutant alleles of all three Family 2 ALDH genes were fed with

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  • Collinsia heterophylla (Plantaginaceae): one-donor crosses reveal heritability but no effect on sporophytic-offspring fitness.

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  • As general measures of sporophytic fitness we assessed the proportion of germinated seeds, recorded the day of first flowering and counted the shoots on each individual.

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  • F1,324 = 0.37, P = 0.55, stage×cross type To determine whether gametophytic and sporophytic traits differed between populations and / or regions we subjected each variable to random-effect ANOVA with region and population (nested within region) as group variables (means of maternal families or plant individuals consist of individual data points in this analysis).

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  • [58] - [59] whereas sporophytic fitness traits reflect adaptation to local habitat conditions

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  • 14C-ethanol into fatty acids in mutants and wild type controls provided direct evidence for the presence of the PDH bypass in sporophytic tissue.

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