A Structural Investigation of the Ovule in Sugar Beet, Beta vulgaris: the Degenerated Synergid and the Micropylar Nucellus

  • Lone Bruun
  • P. Olesen


As part of a comprehensive research programme on the reproduction of sugar beet, the mature embryo sac and the micropylar nucellus have been investigated by light- and electron microscopy (Materials and Methods, see Bruun 1987).


Pollen Tube Sugar Beet Structural Investigation Columnar Cell Aniline Blue 
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  1. Bruun,L. (1987) The mature embryo sac of the sugar beet, Beta vulgaris: A structural investigation. Nord. J. Bot. 7: 543–551CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Bruun L. & Olesen,P. (1988) A structural investigation of the ovule in sugar beet, Beta vulgaris: The micropylar nucellus.Google Scholar
  3. Nord. J. Bot. (in press).Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lone Bruun
    • 1
  • P. Olesen
    • 2
  1. 1.Botanical LaboratoryUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagen KDenmark
  2. 2.Biotechnology SectionA/S De Danske SukkerfabrikkerCopenhagen KDenmark

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