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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- Fertilization by cross-pollination.

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  • The terms xenogamy, geitonogamy, and autogamy were first suggested by Kerner in
  • I wish that I had used some such terms as autogamy, xenogamy, etc ...
  • In xenogamy the pollen comes from another PLANT; in geitonogamy from another FLOWER on the same PLANT; in autogamy from the androecium of the fertilised
  • (pages 79-80) that the balance of the available evidence is in favour of the belief that geitonogamy is intermediate, in effectiveness, between autogamy and xenogamy.) for more
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