The asexual reproduction process of apomixis results in seeds without fertilization, such as in certain species of Asteraceae and Grasses. The hybrid seed industry relies on this method. Increasing productivity is the leading reason for cultivating hybrids. However, the main problem is the need to grow hybrid seeds annually since seeds from hybrid plants do not preserve hybrid characteristics for long periods because of the segregation of characters. By introducing apomixis into hybrid seeds, this can be avoided. As a result, scientists are seeking genes associated with apomixis.Answered by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago
Explain the role of tapetum in the formation of pollen-grain walls.
If one can induce parthenocarpy through the application of growth substances, which fruits would you select to induce parthenocarpy and why?
What is meant by emasculation? When and why does a plant breeder employ this technique?
Why is an apple called a false fruit? Which part(s) of the flower forms the fruit?
Differentiate between: Perisperm and pericarp.