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Will geographical isolation be a major factor in the speciation of a self-pollinating plant species? Why or why not?

 

Answer:

No.

Self pollination involves transfer of pollen from the anther (male reproductive part) to the stigma (female reproductive part) of the same flower .

 

  • Since only 1 flower is involved , it does not require the presence of another flower in the vicinity for pollination.
  • Thus, geographical isolation is not a major factor in the speciation of a self- pollinating plant species.

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