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All land plants, and some algae, have life cycles in which a haploid gametophyte generation alternates with a diploid sporophyte, the generation of a plant or alga that has a double set of chromosomes. A multicellular sporophyte generation or phase is present in the...
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in certain plants and algae, nonsexual phase (or an individual representing the phase) in the alternation of generations—a phenomenon in which two distinct phases (a haploid and a diploid phase) occur in the life history of a plant, each phase producing the other. (The alternate, sexual phase is the gametophyte.) In the sporophyte phase, a diploid plant body...
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The sporophyte refers to the diploid generation of the moss. ... The sporophyte relies on the gametophyte to provide it with food and water, ...
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Sporophyte summary with 4 pages of encyclopedia entries, essays, summaries, research information, and more. ... the land-plant sporophyte: which is left ...
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Information about sporophyte in the free online English dictionary and ... A sporophyte develops from an embryo resulting from the union of two gametes. ...
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sporophyte. Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. Jump to: navigation, search ... wiktionary.org/wiki/sporophyte" Categories: English nouns | Botany ...
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sporophyte synonyms. sporophyte usage examples and sporophyte quotes. ... sporophyte definition. spo·ro·phyte ... sporophyte Usage Examples. Converse of object ...
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A diploid (2n) sporophyte undergoes meiosis to produce haploid (1n) reproductive ... This sporophyte produces spores by meiosis, which germinate and develop into a ...
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Alternation of Generations, occurrence of two or more alternating forms in the life cycle of plants, algae, and ... of the sporophyte is that its ...
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See also sporophyte. ... Spore-producing structure on a sporophyte. ... In the seed plants, the sporophyte is the dominant stage in the life cycle, and ...
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Encyclopedia article about sporophyte. Information about sporophyte in the Columbia Encyclopedia, Computer Desktop Encyclopedia, computing dictionary.
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Common name: northern maidenhair fern. Whole sporophyte. Stem. Leaf. Sporangia. Line drawing from ... View additional images and information at Discover Life ...
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The sporophyte is multicellular and develops from a zygote. The mature sporophyte meiotically produces haploid spores that later generate ...
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Definition and other additional information on Sporophyte from Biology-Online.org dictionary. ... primary stage is the sporophyte with an incredibly small, ...
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Sporophytediploid stage in the life cycle of plants that produces haploid ... develops into a sporophyte. Inside the sporophyte head (sporangium), spores ...
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