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au·tog·a·my

 (ô-tŏg′ə-mē)
n.
Self-fertilization, especially:
a. Fertilization of a flower by its own pollen.
b. The union of nuclei within and arising from a single cell, as in certain protozoans and fungi.

au′to·gam′ic (ô′tō-găm′ĭk), au·tog′a·mous adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.autogamous - characterized by or fit for autogamy
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
endogamic, endogamous - characterized by or fit for fertilization by pollen from another flower of the same kind
exogamic, exogamous - characterized by or fit for fertilization by a flower that is not closely related
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4] generation (Table 7), indicating that it is not a constant measure and that several factors can change it, such as, for example, the decrease in genetic variability by increased inbreeding, a characteristic belonging to the genetic structure of populations of perfect autogamous plants such as peanuts and because of the high interaction 'progenies x generations' (Ramalho et al.
For autogamous crosses, only 14 of 801 florets produced fruit and for selfed crosses, only 20 of 393 florets produced fruit.
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According to Cruden's prediction (Cruden, 1977), low P/O values are common among autogamous species.
Autogamous allohomoploidy in Alsophila and Nephelea (Cyatheaceae): A new hypothesis for speciation in homoploid homosporous ferns.
Tomato is also enlisted among the autogamous crops, which have undergone loss of genetic diversity due to intense natural and artificial selection during domestication (Saavedra et al.
Relationships among autogamous species of Cuphea section Brachyandra (Lythraceae).
Barely is an autogamous plant and one of the oldest members of family Poaseae.
virgilioides is primarily autogamous, which is a common feature among many species of Fabaceae (BORGES, 2006; NOGUEIRA; ARRUDA, 2006).