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Definition of "autogamous" []

  • Self-fertilizing (adjective)

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Use "autogamous" in a sentence
  • "Most peach varieties are autogamous, but not truly self-pollinated, as it is generally an insect pollinator that moves the pollen from anther to stigma."
  • "Leersia oryzoides was for a long time thought to produce only cleistogamic and therefore autogamous flowers."
  • "Wu R, Ma CX, Gallo-Meagher M, Littell RC, Casella G (2002) Statistical methods for dissecting triploid endosperm traits using molecular markers: an autogamous model."