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Regarding reproduction in mosses: Match the following and choose the most appropriate option:

A. Vegetative reproduction 1. antheridia
B. sexual reproduction 2.archegonia
C. *** organs 3. budding in the secondary protonema
4. fragmentation
5.develops as a lateral bud
6. produced at the apex of the leafy shoots

( A ) A-3; B-1,2,4,6; C-1,2
( B ) A-3,4; B-1,2; C-1,2,6
( C ) A-4; B-1,2,3; C-5
( D ) A-4; B-1,2,3; C-5,6

1 Answer

(B) is the right answer.

Vegetative reproduction in mosses is by fragmentation and budding in the secondary protonema. In sexual reproduction, the *** organs antheridia and archegonia are produced at the apex of the leafy shoots.
answered Apr 2, 2014 by pady_1

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