somatic embryo:

Schlegel, Rolf H. J.
October 2003
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Plant Breeding & Related Subjects;2003, p387
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A definition of the term "somatic embryo" is presented. It refers to an organized embryonic structure morphologically similar to a zygotic embryo but initiated from somatic cells. It can develop into plantlets in vitro through developmental processe


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