Differentiate between geitonogamy and xenogamy.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 11th Jun, 2014, 05:14: PM

Expert Answer:

Difference between geitonogamy and xenogamy

 

Geitonogamy 

Xenogamy 

Transfer of pollen grains from the anther to the stigma of another flower of the same plant. 

Transfer of pollen grains from the anther to the stigma of the different plant.

Does not provide an opportunity for gametic recombination. 

Provides an opportunity for gametic recombination.

 

Answered by  | 11th Jun, 2014, 07:14: PM