Fertilisation in plants

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In plants: In flowering plants, nuclei from the gametes also have to combine in the process of fertilisation.

  • fertilisation takes place in the embryo sac within the ovule
  • the pollen grain germinates on the style
  • a pollen tube grows down through the style towards the ovary, with its growth controlled by the tube nucleus.
  • the pollen grain contains two nuclei…


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