Problem: Which statement describes events leading to formation of offspring in the conifer life cycle? a) A diploid pollen grain produced by the male sporophyte enters the female sporophyte and fuses with a haploid megasporangium. b) A haploid sperm from pollen enters the female gametophyte and fuses with a haploid egg. c) A diploid sperm from pollen enters the female gametophyte and fuses with a diploid egg. d) A haploid pollen grain produced by the male sporophyte enters the female sporophyte and fuses with a haploid megasporangium.

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Which statement describes events leading to formation of offspring in the conifer life cycle? 

a) A diploid pollen grain produced by the male sporophyte enters the female sporophyte and fuses with a haploid megasporangium. 

b) A haploid sperm from pollen enters the female gametophyte and fuses with a haploid egg. 

c) A diploid sperm from pollen enters the female gametophyte and fuses with a diploid egg. 

d) A haploid pollen grain produced by the male sporophyte enters the female sporophyte and fuses with a haploid megasporangium.