Differentiate between: a) Oviparous and Viviparous organisms b) Parthenogenesis and Parthenocarpy

Answer (a)

Oviparous Viviparous
Oviparous organisms lay eggs. Viviparous organisms give birth to young ones

The development of zygote occurs outside the female body.

Example-Birds and most of the reptiles.

The development of zygote occurs inside the female body.

Example-Mammals except egg laying mammals.

 Answer (b)

Parthenogenesis Parthenocarpy

In this process egg develops in to complete individual without fertilization.

Example-Honey bee, Turkey

The development of fruit without pollination,fertilization and embryo development is called parthenocarpy.

Example-Banana

 

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