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Does self-incompatibility impose any restrictions on autogamy? Give reasons and suggest the method of pollination in such plants.

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Self- incompatibility is the condition in which pollen from the same plant cannot pollinate the flower. Thus, self-incompatibility imposes complete restriction on autogamy.

This evolution might have occurred in order to prevent too much inbreeding because continuous inbreeding prevent variations. In such plants, cross pollination is the normn and pollen from a plant pollinates the flower on another plant. This ensures accumulation of gene pools from 2 different plants.

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