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One advantage of cleistogamy is 

a)

It leads to greater genetic diversity

b)

Seed dispersal is more efficient and widespread

c)

Seed set is not dependent on pollinators

d)

Each visit of a pollinator results in transfer of hundreds of pollen grains


Question ID - 6592 | Toppr Answer

One advantage of cleistogamy is 

a)

It leads to greater genetic diversity

b)

Seed dispersal is more efficient and widespread

c)

Seed set is not dependent on pollinators

d)

Each visit of a pollinator results in transfer of hundreds of pollen grains

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Answer Key : (c) -

(c)

Cleistogamy is the phenomenon, where flowers never open and in them only self-pollination occurs within the bud (unopened flower). It has the advantage that seed set is not dependent on pollinators.



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