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In vitro Pollen Germination of Common Juniper (Juniperus communis L.). Pp. 86–92.

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Surso Mikhail Voldemarovich, Institute of Ecological Problems of the North, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Arkhangelsk, Russia)

Demidova Natalya Anatolyevna, Northern Research Institute of Forestry (Arkhangelsk, Russia)


The paper describes the morphology of hydrated common juniper pollen grains. In addition, it presents the results of studying the processes of pollen grain hydration, the mechanism of exine rupture and the early stages of in vitro microgametophytogenesis of common juniper. Correlation of these processes with peculiarities of juniper pollen grain morphology is shown.


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