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I have a doubt, kindly clarify. Nucellar polyembryony is reported in species of

Nucellar polyembryony is reported in species of 

  • Option 1)

    Citrus

  • Option 2)

    Gossypium

  • Option 3)

    Triticum

  • Option 4)

    Brassica

 
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As we discussed in concept

Polyembryony -

Occurrence of more than one embryo in a seed is referred to as polyembryony

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In Citrus and mango varieties, some of the nucellar cells surrouning the embryo sac starts dividing and develop into the embryos. In such species each ovule contain many embryos (nucellar polyembryony)

 


Option 1)

Citrus

This option is correct.

Option 2)

Gossypium

This option is incorrect.

Option 3)

Triticum

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

Brassica

This option is incorrect.

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