Department of Pre-University Education, KarnatakaPUC Karnataka Science Class 12
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Parthenocarpy and Apomixis Have Been Observed in Some Plants. Give an Example of Each. State a Similarity and a Difference Observed Between the Two Processes. - Biology

Parthenocarpy and apomixis have been observed in some plants. Give an example of each.

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Parthenocary is exhibited by banana plant whereas the apomixis is exhibited by some plants belonging to family Asteraceae and grasses. 

Similarity between apomixis and parthenocarpy:
In both processes, the fertilisation of female gametes by male gametes does not takes place.

Concept: Post-fertilisation : Structures and Events - Seed
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