Question

# Geitonogamy is

A
Genetically autogamous
B
Ecologically autogamous
C
Genetically allogamous
D
Functionally autogamous

Solution

## The correct option is A Genetically autogamous Autogamy, or self-fertilization, refers to the fusion of two gametes that come from one individual. Geitonogamy is the transfer of pollen from flower to the stigma of another flower of the same plant. Although here it is functionally cross-pollination genetically it is similar to autogamy since the pollen come form the same plant.  Allogamy is the fusion of gametes from two different individuals.

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