allogamy


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al·log·a·my

 (ə-lŏg′ə-mē)

allogamy

(əˈlɒɡəmɪ)
n
(Botany) cross-fertilization in flowering plants
alˈlogamous adj

al•log•a•my

(əˈlɒg ə mi)

n.
cross-fertilization in plants (opposed to autogamy).
[1875–80]
al•log′a•mous, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.allogamy - cross-fertilization in plantsallogamy - cross-fertilization in plants  
cross-fertilisation, cross-fertilization - fertilization by the union of male and female gametes from different individual of the same species
autogamy - self-fertilization in plants
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The necessity of alfalfa cultivation could be attributed to changeable morphological and physiological features such as allogamy and autotetraploidy which determine alfalfa high forage yield (Radovic et al.
Protogyny and protandry are the underlying mechanisms favouring allogamy in monoecious palms.
cross-fertilization is outbreeding, allogamy and xenogamy (fertilization