Dormant Stages of the Green Flagellate Volvox in a Natural Habitat

Dormant Stages of the Green Flagellate Volvox in a Natural Habitat Reproduction and formation of resistant dormant spores in Volvox aureus (Ehr.) and V. tertius (Meyer) were studied in a biocoenosis of a transient pool in July–August 1996 and 1997. Under these conditions, the populations of two Volvox species had species-specific reproductive features. In the V. tertius population, a relatively small amount of male individuals and dormant spores (zygospores) appeared sporadically. On the contrary, in the V. aureus population, dormant parthenospores were formed, but male individuals were never observed. Russian Journal of Developmental Biology Springer Journals

Dormant Stages of the Green Flagellate Volvox in a Natural Habitat

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Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
Copyright © 2002 by MAIK “Nauka/Interperiodica”
Life Sciences; Animal Anatomy / Morphology / Histology
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