Jane B. Reece, Lisa A. Urry, Michael L. Cain, Steven A. Wasserman, Peter V. Minorsky, Robert B. Jackson

Chapter 38

Angiosperm Reproduction

Lectures by
Erin Barley
Kathleen Fitzpatrick

© 2011 Pearson Education, Inc.

Figure 38.3 (a) Development of a male (b) Development of a female gametophyte gametophyte (embryo sac) (in pollen grain) Microsporangium (pollen sac) Megasporangium Microsporocyte Ovule Megasporocyte MEIOSIS Integuments Microspores (4) Micropyle Surviving megaspore Each of 4 microspores MITOSIS Female gametophyte Male Ovule Antipodal cells (3) Generative cell (embryo sac) (will form 2 gametophyte sperm) (in pollen grain) Polar nuclei (2) Egg (1) Nucleus of tube cell Integuments Synergids (2) 20 m Ragweed pollen Key to labels grain Embryo sac 100 m 75 m (colorized Haploid (n) (LM) SEM) Diploid (2n) (LM) .

6-3 1 2 3 Stigma Pollen Endosperm grain nucleus (3n) Pollen (2 polar nuclei tube Ovule plus sperm) 2 sperm Polar nuclei Style Ovary Egg Zygote Ovule Synergid (2n) Polar nuclei 2 sperm Egg Micropyle .Figure 38.

7 Ovule Proembryo Endosperm nucleus Suspensor Integuments Cotyledons Zygote Basal Shoot cell apex Root apex Seed Suspensor coat Terminal cell Basal cell Endosperm Zygote .Figure 38.