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Which of the following combinations of characters is true for slime moulds?

a)

Parasitic, plasmodium with true walls, spores dispersed by air currents

b)

Saprophytic, plasmodium without walls, spores dispersed by water

c)

Parasitic, plasmodium without walls, spores dispersed by water

d)

Saprophytic, plasmodium without walls, spores dispersed by air currents


Question ID - 286 :-

Which of the following combinations of characters is true for slime moulds?

a)

Parasitic, plasmodium with true walls, spores dispersed by air currents

b)

Saprophytic, plasmodium without walls, spores dispersed by water

c)

Parasitic, plasmodium without walls, spores dispersed by water

d)

Saprophytic, plasmodium without walls, spores dispersed by air currents

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Answer Key : (d) -

(d)

The members of fungal class-Myxomycetes are commonly called true slime moulds. These are saprophytic and their vegetative phase is represented by a free living irregularly shaped mass of protoplasm without walls and having several diploid nuclei embedded in it. It is called plasmodium. During reproduction, slime moulds produce haploid spores, which are dispersed by air currents, rain and mites.



Next Question :

During unfavourable conditions, slime mould forms …A… which are …B… and survive for many years

Identify A and B to complete the given statement

a)

A-zoospores; B-round is shape

b)

A-endospores; B-hexagonal in shape

c)

A-akinetes; B-highly resistant

d)

A-spores; B-highly resistant


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