The advantages and disadvantage of self pollination?

Asked by om | 1st Jul, 2013, 10:49: PM

Expert Answer:

Advantages of self pollination:
  1.     Purity of race is maintained.
  2.     Avoids wastage of pollen grains.

Disadvantages:
  1.    Continuous self-pollination leads to weaker progeny.
  2.     New species are not produced.

Answered by  | 2nd Jul, 2013, 10:02: AM

Queries asked on Sunday & after 7pm from Monday to Saturday will be answered after 12pm the next working day.