In some plants, the female gamete develops into embryo without fertilization. This phenomenon is known as:

 

  • Option 1)

    Autogamy

  • Option 2)

    Parthenocarpy

  • Option 3)

    Syngamy 

  • Option 4)

    Parthenogenesis

Answers (1)

 

Parthenogenesis -

In a few organisms, the female gamete undergoes development to form new organisms without fertilisation. 

- wherein

Eg., rotifers, honeybees and even some lizards and birds (turkey).

 

 

 

When female gamete does not undergo fertilization and gets developed into embryo the process is called parhenogenesis.It occurs in some plants and many animals. 

Parthenocrapy is formation of fruits without fertilization.

Autogamy refers to self - pollination.

Syngamy refers to physical union of male and female gamete.

 

 


Option 1)

Autogamy

Option 2)

Parthenocarpy

Option 3)

Syngamy 

Option 4)

Parthenogenesis

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