Denoting or possessing a genetic system in which females develop from fertilized (diploid) eggs and males from unfertilized (haploid) ones.
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- Easypop can simulate haploid, diploid, or haplodiploid organisms.
- However, results for X-linked loci are also generally applicable to any haplodiploid genetic system.
- The most common mode of haplodiploid reproduction is arrhenotoky where males develop from unfertilized haploid eggs and females from fertilized diploid eggs.
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