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In bryophytes meiosis takes place in ______________. A) sporogonium B) antheridium C) archegonium D) both antheridium and archegonium

In bryophytes meiosis takes place in ______________.

A)

sporogonium

B)

antheridium

C)

archegonium

D)

both antheridium and archegonium

 

Grade:12th pass

2 Answers

Vikas TU
14149 Points
10 months ago
Dear student 
Gametophytes produce haploid sperm and eggs which fuse to form diploid zygotes that grow into sporophytes. Meiosis takes place in the tiny sporophyte stage of bryophytes, which are attached to and dependent on the much larger gametophyte stage. The sporophytes create spores by meiosis in the sporangium, which disperse by wind and water to form new gametophytes.
So the correct answer is option A "sporogonium".
Vikas Amritiya
askIITians Faculty 158 Points
10 months ago

Gametophytes produce haploid sperm and eggs which fuse to form diploid zygotes that grow into sporophytes. Meiosis takes place in the tiny sporophyte stage of bryophytes, which are attached to and dependent on the much larger gametophyte stage. The sporophytes create spores by meiosis in the sporangium, which disperse by wind and water to form new gametophytes.

So the correct answer is option A "sporogonium".

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