1. apomixis

noun. any of several kinds of reproduction without fertilization.


  • parthenogeny
  • parthenocarpy
  • asexual reproduction
  • apogamy
  • parthenogenesis

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Sentences with apomixis

1. Noun, singular or mass
Scientists believe that apomixis technology will reduce cost and breeding time of crops and also avoid the complications associated with sexual reproduction and vegetative propagation.

2. Adjective
Sometimes apomixis includes embryo development as well as egg fertilization.