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Class 12th Biology 2018 Set1 Delhi Board Paper Solution

Question 13

Differentiate between Parthenocarpy and parthenogenesis. Give one example of each.

Answer
Parthenocarpy Parthenogenesis
The fruits which are formed without fertilization are known as parthenocarpic fruit. Such fruits are seedless e.g. Banana This phenomenon of development et trust without fertilization is knows as parthenocarpy

Parthenogenesis is a type of reproduction commonly shown in organism mainly by some invertebrates and lower plants. It can be described as a process In which unfertilised ovum develops Into an individual without fertilisation e g Rotifers, honeybee and even some lizards