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Problem: In the alternation of generations life cycle, which of the following is true:a) Gametes are produced by the gametophyte and are diploid.b) Gametes are produced by the gametophyte and are haploid.c) Gametes are produced by the gametophyte, and their ploidy depends upon the plant group.d) Gametes are produced by the sporophyte and are haploid.e) Gametes are produced by the sporophyte and are diploid.

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In the alternating generations of life cycle:

Gametophyte: haploid multicellular organism from a spore; produces gametes

Sporophyte: diploid multicellular organism from a zygote; produces spores

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In the alternation of generations life cycle, which of the following is true:

a) Gametes are produced by the gametophyte and are diploid.

b) Gametes are produced by the gametophyte and are haploid.

c) Gametes are produced by the gametophyte, and their ploidy depends upon the plant group.

d) Gametes are produced by the sporophyte and are haploid.

e) Gametes are produced by the sporophyte and are diploid.

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