autogamy

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autogamy

[′ȯd·ō‚gam·ē]
(biology)
A process of self-fertilization that results in homozygosis; occurs in some flowering plants, fungi, and protozoans.
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Note that for strictly autogamic species, female gametic control implies control over both types of gametes.
As already mentioned, these two mating schemes, P = uN and M = N versus P = M = uN, are the same when the species is autogamic.
This increase in difficulty for collecting from more autogamic species applies to both GC and RS.