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cross-fertilization: see fertilizationfertilization,
in biology, process in the reproduction of both plants and animals, involving the union of two unlike sex cells (gametes), the sperm and the ovum, followed by the joining of their nuclei.
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Fertilization between two separate plants.
Fertilization between different kinds of individuals.
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Autogamy and allogamy
have originated independently several times.
In spite of being a species with predominance of allogamy
, the gene pool for the traits may be similar in the population of Colombia and Peru.
with a bearing on the evolutionary implications of allogamy
Although likely recent introductions, they could become beneficial, promoting allogamy
for this and other taxa.
A comparable shift from allogamy
to autogamy was achieved in Vitis (grape): Wild species and some primitive cultivars (dioecious) are cross-pollinators, whereas more modern cultivars (hermaphrodite) are self-pollinating (Olmo, 1995).
in relation to commercial seed production: Tests with some Spanish varieties.