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Concepts of Genetics 3rd Edition

Concepts of Genetics (3rd Edition)

Book Edition3rd Edition
Author(s)Brooker
ISBN9781259879906
PublisherMcGraw-Hill, Inc.
SubjectBiology
Section 3.1: MENDEL'S STUDY OF PEA PLANTS
Comprehension Questions
Section 3.2: LAW OF SEGREGATION
Concept Check
Comprehension Questions
Section 3.3: LAW OF INDEPENDENT ASSORTMENT
Comprehension Questions
Section 3.4: CHROMOSOME THEORY OF INHERITANCE
Concept Check
Comprehension Questions
Section 3.5: STUDYING INHERITANCE PATTERNS IN HUMANS
Comprehension Questions

Chapter 3, Section 3.1, Concept Check, Exercise 01

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The anther produces specialized structures that contain the male gamete.

Explanation

Fertilization is the process by which the male and female gametes fuse to produce the zygote. The male gamete is present in the pollen and lands on the (compatible) stigma, producing a pollen tube that grows toward the ovary. The males gametes, or the sperm cells, travel through this tube to reach the egg cell.

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Pollen grain

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