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Term:
double fertilization forming two zygotes (GO:0009677)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
fertilization +     
double fertilization forming a zygote and endosperm +  
double fertilization forming two zygotes +  
Rudimentary double fertilization where one of the two sperm nuclei from the pollen tube fuses with the egg nucleus to form a 2n zygote, and the other fuses with the ventral canal cell nucleus to form a second zygote, which soon degenerates. An example of this process is found in the Gnetophytes, such as Welwitschia mirabilis.
negative regulation of fertilization +   
positive regulation of fertilization  
regulation of fertilization +   
single fertilization +   

Synonyms
Only In Taxon: NCBITaxon:58022 ! Gnetophyta
Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_sensu, GOC:tb

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