Question

Failure of a viable pollen to grow down the style of the flower of the same variety is called ___________.

A Self-sterility Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B Self-incompatibility Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C Self-unfruitfulness Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D Sterility Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E None of the above Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

Solution

Self-incompatibility is widespread mechanism in flowering plants that prevents inbreeding and promotes outcrossing.

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