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the number of meiotic and mitotic cell divisions required to form 40 male gamets and 60 female gametes in a plant with 48 chromosome in its meiocyte

the number of meiotic and mitotic cell divisions required to form 40 male gamets and 60 female gametes in a plant with 48 chromosome in its  meiocyte

Grade:12th pass

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MANAV S
34 Points
3 years ago
1meiotic divisionforms 4 microspores. So no: of meiotic divisions for 40 microspore is 10. In megasporogenesis one meiotic division forms only one megaspore(other 3 get degenerated) .So no: of meiotic divisions is 60. So total= 10+60 =70

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