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Unformatted text preview: Are there risks (disadvantages) to being homothallic? Are there benets (adaptive advantages) to being heterothallic? Are there risks (disadvantages) to being heterothallic? In the plant kingdom, meiosis results in the formation of spores . As you have seen, there are different ways to make spores: in one kind of sporangium homosporous in two kinds of sporangia heterosporous The spores germinate to re-establish the haploid gamete-forming generation gametophyte Depending on the species: the gametophyte may be bisexual homothallic the gametophytes may be unisexual heterothallic...
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