Origin of self-fertilization
Examples from the Web for self-fertilization
In the flower where the father and mother part matures at the same time, self-fertilization is the rule.The Mother and Her Child|William S. Sadler
They possess no possible resource for self-fertilization in the neglect of these insect sponsors.My Studio Neighbors|William Hamilton Gibson
Dr. Gray thought it very likely there would; for, when cross-fertilization is not effected, self-fertilization often takes place.
The Kragan kings have always provided their own heirs, by self-fertilization.Uller Uprising|Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
This species has the rare privilege of self-fertilization—we may well exclaim, Why!About Orchids|Frederick Boyle