Advantages of Self pollination are as follows: There are many advantages of self pollination. In a given geno type of plan and in an optimum temperature, the mechanism of self pollination helps to keep a particular trait stable in a species. Self pollination is beneficial where there are no bees and wind in the area. There is no need to be dependent on pollinating agents. It is advantageous when the numbers of flowers are small or widely spaced. It maintains the characteristics inherited from the parents and the purity of the race indefinitely. In hybridization techniques self pollination is applied to maintain pure lines. There is no need for a self pollinating plant to produce a large number of pollen grains. There is no energy spent by the plants to develop devices for attracting insect pollinators. Seed production is ensured in self pollinating plants. Bad and recessive characters are eliminated by self pollination.
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