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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. - PUC Karnataka Science Class 12 - Biology

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

Solution

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.

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