Importance of Plants Fertilization

Fertilization is the union of two dissimilar sexual reproductive units called gametes (n). It is the act or process of initiating biological reproduction by insemination......

Double Fertilization: Definition and Advantages

The  kind of fertilization observed in most of the angiospermic plants where one male gamete (n) fertilizes female gamete (n) and the other male gamete......

Parthenogenesis Process

The process how an embryo is formed from a gamete without it being fertilized is called Parthenogenesis. It is most simply defined as reproduction without......

Haploid and Diploid Parthenogenesis: Definition

Haploid parthenogenesis: When an embryo is formed from a sperm or forms an unfertilized ovum (n), the parthenogenesis is called Haploid parthenogenesis. In haploid parthenogenesis......

What are the Changes that Occur to the Ovule after Fertilization?

Changes that occur to the ovule after fertilization After fertilization ovule changes into seed. With formation of seeds changes also occur in ovary. Its wall......

Difference between Asexual Reproduction and Sexual Reproduction

Difference between Asexual Reproduction and Sexual Reproduction Asexual Reproduction Usually it occurs in lower type of organisms. Male and female gametes axe not formed in......

Sexual Reproduction of a Flowering Plant

Sexual reproduction of a flowering plant Sexual reproduction: Sexual reproduction in flowering plants centres around the flower. Within a flower, there are generally structures that......

Diagram of a typical Ovule

Ovule: The round shaped microscopic organs present in the placenta of an ovary which are turned to seeds after being fertilized are called ovules. Fig:......

Formation of Seed from Ovule after Fertilization

Other than the ovary all other whorls of the flower dry up after fertilization. The fertilization stimulates the ovary to grow gradually increasing in size......

Asexual Reproduction

Asexual reproduction The direct method of reproduction in which the organism doesn’t need any companion and can reproduce through spore or from any part of......

Artificial Vegetative Reproduction

Artificial vegetative reproduction: It is the creation of new life by other than the natural means available to an organism. Cutting: This is placing part......