Biolog 31 - Chapter 31: Plant Reproduction I. Reproductive...

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Chapter 31: Plant Reproduction I. Reproductive Structures A. Sporophyte is the spore-producing body that grows by mitotic cell divisions B. Gametophytes are the structures that produce male or female gametes C. Stamens are the male reproductive structures D. Pollen grains are structures that contain male gametophytes E. Carpets are female reproductive structures II. Pollinators A. Pollination vectors are agents that deliver pollen grains to structures that house female gametophytes B. Nectar is a reinforcement that is a sucrose-rich fluid that is secreted from a tissue III. Fertilization A. Microspores have its own wall and are the male cells in sacs that undergo meiosis and cytoplasmic divisions B. Megaspores are larger and are the female spores that become four haploid spores C. Double fertilization occurs when flowering plants have one sperm nucleus from the pollen tube that fuses with an egg nucleus and forms a zygote D. Endosperm is a nutritive tissue found only in seeds of the flowering plants.
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course CHEM BIO P 101 taught by Professor Kk during the Spring '11 term at Rochester.

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Biolog 31 - Chapter 31: Plant Reproduction I. Reproductive...

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