. Parthenogenesis is:

A.         Development of Embryo without fertilization.

B.         Development of Fruit without Fertilization.

C.         Development of Fruit without Hormones.

D.         Development of Embryo from egg without fertilization.

Best Answer

D.         Parthenogenesis describes the growth and development of an embryo or seed without fertilization by a male. Parthenogenesis occurs naturally in some species, including lower plants, invertebrates e.g. water fleas, aphids, some bees and parasitic wasps, and vertebrates e.g. some reptiles, fish, and, very rarely, birds.

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