12th Class Biology Sample Paper Biology - Sample Paper-7

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    What is apomixis? Write its importance and examples.


    The phenomenon of asexual reproduction that mimics sexual reproduction by formation of seed without fertilisation is called apomixis.
    Importance: Apomixis has the potential to maintain hybrid vigour indefinitely even in those crop plants where vegetative reproduction is not possible. Some apomictic plants are citrus, cactaceae, grassses, Parthenium, etc.

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