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autogamy

Fertilization within a flower in plants; see below selfing,

Term for the during the blossom self-pollination of a plant with its own pollen, which subsequently leads to self-fertilization (in practice, however, the two terms are often not actually used correctly as a synonym). The cultivated vine mostly has hermaphrodite, The male and female organs are in one flower bud united. This is largely due to the fact that cultivated vines mostly self-fertilization. The process within the hermaphrodite flower (autogamous) or between two flowers of the same appearance (later grape) is called self-fertilization in the narrower sense. Between blossoms of two parts of a vine, this is called self-fertilization in a broader sense (geitonogam).

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A new variety with a fundamentally different genetic composition is most likely to emerge when it is not self-fertilization but one pollination by another variety. In this way, innumerable grape...

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