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Chapter 22, Problem 6SQ
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Bryophytes alone have a relatively large ___ and an attached, dependent ___ .

  1. a. sporophyte; gametophyte
  2. b. gametophyte; sporophyte

Summary Introduction

Introduction: The plants are multicellular, photosynthetic eukaryotes on land. They are close to green algae, as they have cellulosic cell walls, chloroplasts, and store starch. They have alternation of generations, that is, a haploid generation (gametophyte) alternates with a diploid generation (sporophyte). The first land plants include liverworts, mosses, and hornwarts that are grouped under bryophytes. They are non-vascular, seedless, reproduce using spores, and have gametophyte-dominant life cycle.

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During diploid generation, sporophyte produces spores, and they germinate and grow to next haploid generation, gametophyte that produces gametes. In bryophytes, the gametophyte is the dominant generation, that is, larger and longer lived than sporophyte. The sporophyte generation is dependent on gametophyte generation and remains attached to it even after it matures. This dominance changed from haploid to diploid in vascular plants...

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