agamospermy


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agamospermy

reproduction that does not involve FERTILIZATION or MEIOSIS but produces an embryo by asexual means other than VEGETATIVE REPRODUCTION.
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Flowers that were isolated for verification of spontaneous self-pollination and agamospermy did not initiate fruit development, which indicates the dependence of B.
A total of five different crosses were performed to detect (AG) agamospermy, (SP) manual selfing, (SS) spontaneous selfing (SS), cross pollination (CP), and (NP) natural pollination.
e) Agamospermy (AP): buds of both morphs were selected and emasculated; then enclosed in a pollination bag to test for apomixis.
The cost of meiosis applies to asexual reproduction via embryos in cosexes (parthenogenesis in animals, agamospermy in seed plants), and to open flower (chasmogamous) self-fertilization in plants.