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In a flowering plant a microspore mother cell produces four male gametophytes while a megapore mother cell forms only one female gametophyte. Explain
Explain the events upto double fertilisation after the pollen tube enters one of the synergids in an ovule of an angiosperm.
List the three states the annuals and biennial angiosperms have to pass through during their life cycle.
A capsicum flower has 240 ovules in its ovary. But, it produces a fruit with only 180 viable seeds.
Read the statement and answer the questions that follow.
A flower of brinjal has 520 ovules in its ovary. However, it produces a fruit with only 480 viable seeds.
(a) What could have prevented the rest of the 40 ovules from maturing into viable seeds? Explain giving a reason.
(b) Describe the development of a dicot embryo in a viable seed.
(c) Why certain angiospermic seed albuminous while others are exalbuminous? Explain.
Name the parts of an angiosperm flower in which development of male and female gametophyte take place