Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 46 - Test Your Understanding - Level 3 - Synthesis/Evaluation - Page 1040: 11


You would need to look for the presence of haploid sperm and oocytes in the same organism as well as a way for both gametes to be joined.

Work Step by Step

The question describes some varieties of roundworms, where the females have adapted to self-fertilize due to the scarcity of males. Oocytes are fertilized in the female’s spermatheca from her own sperm, and offspring are genetic copies of her.
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