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The fertile organ of a male gametophyte or the male organ of a bisexual gametophyte, in which male gametes are formed.

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I had a question regarding this scenario: In a fern’s life cycle,hybrid “1” the sperm in the antheridium was found to have 8 chromosomes and the dominate gene “A” on one of the chromosomes which produced large sporophyte fronds. In a hybrid “2” fern, the egg was also ...

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by inglej
Tue Apr 03, 2012 5:41 am
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Topic: Plant physiology question
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what is gametophyte?

In ferns, the gametophyte bears both reproductive structures (the archegonium and the antheridium).

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by robsabba
Tue Sep 29, 2009 9:26 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: what is gametophyte?
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