Angiosperm Embryo Sac Types – Three Main Embryo Sac Types and Its Variations

Angiosperm Embryo Sac Types

Angiosperm Embryo Sac Types – Monosporic Embryo Sac, Bisporic Embryo Sac, Tetrasporic Embryo Sac Angiosperm embryo sac mainly are of three types. The first one is monosporic embryo sac; the second one is known as bisporic embryo sac and the last one is called tetrasporic embryo sac. We previously studied development of female gametophyte, which is a Normal Type 8 – nucleate monosporic embryo ...

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Ovule Development – Megasporogenesis, Types of Embryo Sac, Female Gametophyte

Ovule Development

Ovule Development In Angiosperms – Megasporogenesis in Angiosperms, Embryo Sac Types, Female Gametophyte In Angiosperms Ovule development takes place by appearance of primordium as a protuberance on the surface of the placenta. It grows into a conical structure with rounded tip. This is the Nucellus or Megasporangium Proper. From the base of the nucellus, one or two layers of tissue develop, which ...

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Carpel or Megasporophyll – Megasporangium, Types of Ovule, What is Sui Generis

Carpel or Megasporophyll

Carpel or Megasporophyll of Angiosperms – Megasporangium, Types of Ovule Carpel or megasporophyll is an elongated appendage and is a modified folded leaf. The folding encloses Megasporangia (ovules) in a chamber, the locule. Carpel or megasporophyll are present in Gynoecium or pistil is the female reproductive whorl of flower consisting of one or more carpels or Megasporophll. Each carpel consists of ...

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Microspore of Angiosperms – Male Gametophyte, Pollination Process, Pollen Tube


Microspore of Angiosperms – Pollination Process, Pollen Tube Formation, Development of Male Gametophyte in Angiosperms Microspore in angiosperm is a unicellular, uninucleate structure, possessing two coats, the outer exine and the inner Intine and contains a large central nucleus and dense cytoplasm. The exine is thick, cuticularized and tough layer and it is often provided with spinous outgrowths, warts or ...

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STUDY OF ANGIOSPERM Occurrence Angiosperms are flowering plant. Their seeds are covered by fruits. Their fertile leaves bear ovules. The fertile leaves are folded and joined to from ovaries. The ovary is changed into a fruit after fertilization. There are 235,000 species of angiosperms out of 360,000 known species of plants. Angiosperms are heterosporous plants. These are most successful plants ...

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Nature of the Endosperm in Angiosperms

Nature of the Endosperm in Angiosperms   Nature of the Endosperm in Angiosperms Nemec (1910), brink and Copper (1947), suggested that fusion of second male gamete with the polar nuclei serve two functions: It stimulates the development of endosperm. It helps in the formation of the tissue which is physiologically more suitable for the nourishment of the embryo. Thus, it ...

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Development of Monocot Embryo of Angiosperms

Development of Monocot Embryo of Angiosperms (Sagittaris sagittifolis) Development of Monocot Embryo The oospore divides to form a Proembryo which is a filament consisting of three cells, a large Basal Cell, a Middle Cell and a Terminal Cell. The basal cell is present towards micropylar end. It enlarges in size forming most of the suspensor. The middle cell divides repeatedly ...

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Double Fertilization In Angiosperms And Explain Development of Dicot Embryo

Fertilization In Angiosperms

Double Fertilization In Angiosperms – Describe the Process of Fertilization in Angiosperms and Development of embryo in Dicot Also Define Syngamy and Sheperd’s Purse Double fertilization in angiosperms takes place by the pollen tube entering into the embryo sac, after entering it bursts and during this process one of the synergids is also destroyed. The tube nucleus disintegrates. One of the male gametes ...

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Development of Microsporophyll and Microsporogenesis in Angiosperms

Development of Microsporophyll

Development of Microsporophyll of Angiosperms – Describe Microsporogenesis in Angiosperms Development of microsporophyll involves the arise of stamen as a small papillate outgrowth of meristematic tissue from the growing tip of floral primordium. It grows actively and is differentiated into an apical border portion, the anther and a lower slender part, the Filament. The transverse section of a very young anther shows ...

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Angiosperm Life Cycle

Life Cycle of Angiosperm

Angiosperm Life Cycle, Development Of Angiosperm Flower and Microsporophyll Angiosperm life cycle comprises of two generations, the Sporophytic and the Gametophytic. These two generations alternate with each other in regular sequence. This phenomenon is known as Alternation of Generation. Angiosperm Life Cycle And Its Stages The angiospermic plant, that is usually differentiated into roots, stems, leaves and flowers, is the Sporophyte ...

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