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- ‘Arabis laevigata is capable of both self- and cross-fertilization and is not agamospermous.’
- ‘Even though six species show a certain degree of self-compatibility, four of them present a form of late-acting self-incompatibility, and the individual of B. pubipetala is agamospermous.’
- ‘The ability of plants to produce asexual seed has been known since the middle of the 19th century and the principal alternative developmental pathways by which agamospermous seed is produced have been well characterized.’
- ‘Plants of A. laevigata at Scott's Grove are not agamospermous; seeds are sexually produced.’
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