Reproduction in Plants

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Reproduction in Plants
27 questions
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What sorts of plants use sexual reproduction?
Flowering plants
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What sorts of plants use asexual reproduction?
Runners / Plants with no flowers
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Sexual reproduction involves the fromation of _________.
Gametes
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The gametes contain ________ of the chromosomes present in every parent cell.
Half
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Is sexual reproduction a longer or shorter amount of time than asexual reproduction?
Longer
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Sexual reproduction ensures genetic ________ in the offspring.
Variety / Variation
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in the stage of pollination, the pollen is taken from the ____(1)____ where it was made to the ____(2)____.
1) Anther ; 2) Stigma
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Cross-pollination can be brough about either by the __(1)__ or ___(2)___.
1) Wind ; 2) Insects
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If the pollen grain has landed on the right kind of stigma, it begins to grow a ________ _______ down through the style and ovary towards the ovule.
Pollen tube
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It secretes _________ to digest a pathway through the style.
Enzymes
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The pollen tube grows into the ovule through a hole called the ___________.
Micropyle
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The male _______ travel along the pollen tube and into the ovule.
Nuclei
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Do the male and female gametes have more than one nucleus?
Yes
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One male gamete fueses with the ____ ______ _______ to form the embryo in the seed.
Egg cell nucleus
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Another male nucleus fuses with the __________ _________ to form the food store for the developing embryo.
Endosperm nucleus
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This is a process called _________ ____________.
Double fertilisation
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After fertilisation, what do each of the following become:
3 things
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1. Ovary
Fruit
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2. Ovule
Seed
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3. Egg cell
Plant embryo
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The embryo plant and food store are contained within the ______.
Seed
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This is protected by a tough outer coat called the ______.
Testa
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What is the function of the fruit?
To protect the seeds inside it until they are ripe and then to help disperse the seeds
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Why is the dispersal of seeds important?
It prevents too many plants growing close together
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If this happens they compete for ___(1)____, ____(2)_____ and _____(3)_____, so none of them grow properly.
1) Light ; 2) Water ; 3) Nutrients
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Dispersal also allows the plant to __________ new areas.
colonise
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What are the 5 ways by which seeds can travel?
By wind, animals, water, humans and bursting.
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What sorts of plants use sexual reproduction?

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Flowering plants

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What sorts of plants use asexual reproduction?

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Sexual reproduction involves the fromation of _________.

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The gametes contain ________ of the chromosomes present in every parent cell.

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