One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘In parthenogenetically reproducing populations, traits involved in sexual reproduction are no longer under selection and thus potentially subject to vestigialization.’
- ‘In apomictic plants, embryos develop parthenogenetically (without fertilization) from unreduced somatic or gametophytic cells.’
- ‘However, such unmated workers can produce either males or females parthenogenetically.’
- ‘Most animal species that reproduce parthenogenetically also display a phase of sexual behaviour and sexual reproduction.’
- ‘An alternative sexual reproductive mode is, for instance, arrhenotoky, where males are produced parthenogenetically and are haploid, whereas females are diploid and produced from fertilized eggs.’
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