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In  capsule, dispersal of spores takes place through

a)

Peristomial teeth

b)

Annulus

c)

Calyptra

d)

Operculum


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In  capsule, dispersal of spores takes place through

a)

Peristomial teeth

b)

Annulus

c)

Calyptra

d)

Operculum

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Answer Key : (a) -

(a)

In moss  the dispersal of spores is facilitated by hygroscopic pouring movements of peristomial teeth (lengthening and shortening of peristomial teeth). The inner peristome acts as a sieve allowing only few spores to escape at a time.



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