Asked Mar 9, 2020

In the moss Polytrichum commune, the haploid
chromosome number is 7. A haploid male gamete
fuses with a haploid female gamete to form a diploid cell that divides and develops into the multicellular sporophyte. Cells of the sporophyte then
undergo meiosis to produce haploid cells called
spores. What is the probability that an individual
spore will contain a set of chromosomes all of
which came from the male gamete?


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