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Apomixis is a type of reproduction which does not have the normal process like meiosis and syngamy. Here sporophyte production occurs from the gametophyte without the fusion of gametes, whereas the formation of the embryo from an unfertilized egg is called parthenogenesis. If egg cell develops into embryo, since the egg is diploid it is diploid parthenogenesis. If the embryo develops from the egg cell, since the egg cell is haploid it is haploid parthenogenesis. As a result of parthenogenesis seedless variety of fruits are obtained.

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