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In a flowering plants, megaspore develops into an embryo sac, which contains

a)

4 cells, one of which is an egg

b)

6 cells, one of which is an egg

c)

8 cells, one of which is an egg

d)

None of the above


Question ID - 6754 | Toppr Answer

In a flowering plants, megaspore develops into an embryo sac, which contains

a)

4 cells, one of which is an egg

b)

6 cells, one of which is an egg

c)

8 cells, one of which is an egg

d)

None of the above

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Answer Key : (d) -

(d)

An ideal embryo sac contains 7-cells and 8-nuclei. 3-cells are present at the micropylar end and form egg apparatus, mid of which egg cell and rest two lateral form synergids. One cell present in the centre of embryo sac, known as central cell and contains two nuclei and rest three cells are present at chalazal end for antipodal cells.



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