____ does not allow the raising of pure lines. A. Self compatibility

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____ does not allow the raising of pure lines.

A. Self compatibility

B. Interspecific incompatibility

C. Intraspecific incompatibility

D. Outbreeding

The question was asked in semester exam.

This intriguing question originated from Flowering Plants Reproduction in division Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants of Biology – Class 12

The correct choice is C. Intraspecific incompatibility

For explanation I would say: The disadvantage of intraspecific incompatibility also known as self-incompatibility is that it does not allow the production of pure lines. It only promotes cross pollination.