Answer :

Apomixis is a form of asexual reproduction that mimics sexual reproduction.

i. Apomixis is development of a seeds without prior fertilization. Apomixis avoids the processes of meiosis and fertilization, leading to embryo development.

ii. The diploid egg cell in many species is formed without reduction division and develops into the embryo without fertilization.

Hence pollination and fertilisation are not necessary in apomixes.

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