autogamy

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Related to automixis: gynogenetic, parthenogenetic
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Antonyms for autogamy

self-fertilization in plants

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For dioecious organisms, automixis has been documented in some animals, including rotifers (Stelzer, 2008), bivalves (Foighil and Thiriot-Quievreux, 1991), beetles (Moore et al.
Pre-zygotic barriers to self-fertilization have not been directly investigated in these animals; if rigid mechanisms do exist, embryos could still be produced via automixis.