"Self-pollination is like cloning - it works, and given enough time, it allows evolution as errors accumulate, but it loses to cross-pollination as an evolutionary strategy since the latter allows beneficial traits from multiple lines to be combined, rather than requiring all beneficial errors to occur in the same line of descent. "
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