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trait details of "Type of apomixis"

group of trait Floral and reproductive biology
description Apomixis can be pseudogamous or autonomous. In pseudogamy, pollination is necessary, in autonomous apomixis no pollination is needed for seed production
trait attribute attribute type
Type of apomixis range of values
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possible attribute values "Type of apomixis"
label name description
a autonomous No pollination needed: both egg cell and polar nuclei are independent of fertilization
p pseudogamous Pollination needed: polar nuclei must be fertilized for endosperm development
u unknown Type of apomixis not known