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The ______ of a nower contains one or more ovraries in which eggs develop, fertilization occurs, and seeds mature.

  1. a. pollen sac
  2. b. carpel
  3. c. receptacle
  4. d. sepal

Summary Introduction

Introduction: A flower is the reproductive part of the modified thick shoot of an angiosperm plant. Carpels are the female reproductive parts of a flower. They usually consist of a style, stigma, and ovary. A structure in which many carpels are fused together is known as a pistil.  Some species consist of one carpel while others contain many carpels.

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Reason for the correct answer:

Carpels are the female reproductive part of a flower and they consist of style, stigma, and ovary. Their main functions are to collect pollen grains for pollen germination, connecting the stigma to the ovary and producing the fruit by the fertilization process respectively. A part of the carpel which carries the female gametes is called an ovule.

The fertilization process takes place when the sperm cell fuses with the egg that occurs inside an ovule. After the fertilization process, the seeds are developed from each ovule. The embryos are present in the seeds of the immature plant. The ovules that are surrounded by the ovary undergo fertilization to produce mature seeds. The development of a seed takes place inside the carpel by the fertilization process. It involves the fertilization of an egg by a pollen grain from other flowers.

Option b. is given as “carpel”.

Carpels are the female reproductive part of a flower which consists of a style, stigma, and ovary. The ovary undergoes fertilization to produce mature seeds.

Hence, the correct answer is option b.

Reasons for the incorrect answers:

Option a...

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