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Stuck here, help me understand: Meiosis takes place in :

Meiosis takes place in :

  • Option 1)

    Conidia

  • Option 2)

    Gemmule

  • Option 3)

    Megaspore

  • Option 4)

    Meiocyte

 
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As we discussed in concept

Cell division during gamete formation -

(a) Gametes in all heterogametic species are of two types namely male
and female.
(b) Gametes are always haploid irrespective of parent’s ploidy.
(c) Gametes are produced by a haploid parent by mitotic division.
(d) Gametes are produced by a diploid parent by meiotic division.
(e) In diploid organisms specialized cells called meiocytes undergo meiosis to produce haploid gametes.

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Option 1)

Conidia

This option is incorrect.

Option 2)

Gemmule

This option is incorrect.

Option 3)

Megaspore

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

Meiocyte

This option is correct.

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