Which one of the following statements is correct?

  • Option 1)

    Tapetum nourishes the developing pollen

  • Option 2)

    Hard outer layer of pollen is called intine

  • Option 3)

    Sporogenous tissue is haploid

  • Option 4)

    Endothecium produces the microspores

 

Answers (2)

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Function of wall layers in a typical microsporangium -

The outer three wall layers perform the function of protection and help in dehiscence of anther to release the pollen. The innermost wall layer is the tapetum. It nourishes the developing pollen grains. Cells of the tapetum possess dense cytoplasm and generally have more than one nucleus.

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Tapetum nourishes developing pollen grains.


Option 1)

Tapetum nourishes the developing pollen

This option is correct.

Option 2)

Hard outer layer of pollen is called intine

This option is incorrect.

Option 3)

Sporogenous tissue is haploid

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

Endothecium produces the microspores

This option is incorrect.

dryopithecus   

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