the production of spores.
the period of active spore production.
The formation of spores.
The process of spore development. Sporulation can be induced by external signals, such as absence of nitrogen.
The process of producing spores.
The act or process of forming spores; spore formation.
Sporulation is the developmental process by which a fungal cell, amoeba, bacteria or protozoan becomes a spore. It is sometimes taken to include release of spores into the environment.