Biology Chapter 4 Discussion Questions

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Drew Rasmussen Biology 192 Lab Matt Schmasow 2/9/2011 Chapter 4: Bryophytes and Seedless Vascular Plants 1. The gametophyte generation produces egg and sperm. The sporophyte generation produces sporangium. 2. The dominant generation in the bryophytes is sporophyte. The dominant generation in seedless vascular plants is gametophyte. 3. Two different types of vascular tissue include Xylem and Phloem. Xylem is responsible for conducting water and minerals up from the roots and distributing them to other parts of the plant. Phloem transports photosynthates or sugars from parts of the plant that
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Unformatted text preview: undergo photosynthesis, to other parts of the plant that do not perform photosynthesis. 4. Moss sperm is capable of swimming, and so is the sperm of seedless vascular plants. Because they can swim they are often found in moist areas and water where the sperm is able to swim to the egg. Seeded vascular plants have non-motile sperm that is carried in the pollen, and other vectors such as bees and birds must carry the pollen to other plants....
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