allogamy definition

  • noun:
    • See cross-fertilization.
    • The fertilization of an ovum from one individual using spermatozoa of another; cross-fertilization
    • Fertilization for the pistil of a plant by pollen from another of the identical species; cross-fertilization.
    • Cross-fertilization in flowers; fecundation regarding the ovules of 1 rose by pollen from another of the identical types.
    • cross-fertilization in flowers

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