- Triple Fusion and Double Fertilization
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Double fertilization is reported in plants of both, castor and groundnut. However, the mature seeds of groundnut are non-albuminous and castor are albuminous. Explain the post fertilization events that are responsible for it.
(a) Explain the events after pollination leading to the formation of a seed in angiosperms.
(b) Mention the ploidy levels of the cells of different parts of an albuminous seed.
Explain the events up to double fertilisation after the pollen tube enters one of the synergids in an ovule of an angiosperm.