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Fertility  [ Biology ]

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  The ability to produce viable offsprings.  
     
Fertilization  [ BotanyBiology]
     
  The union ( fusion of the nuclei ) of female and male  gametes.  
     
The fertilised egg cell  forms a group of cells that becomes an embryo consisting of an axis, (root and stem, or hypocotyl and epicotyl) and cotyledons, with its associated protective and nutritive structures capable of developing into a plant.
Fertile [ BotanyBiology]
     
  A plant having the capacity to produce fruit, with functional reproductive  organs, producing pollen capable of fertilisation and seeds or spores capable of germination.  
     

 

 
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