The endosperm is the developed product of the sperm's fertilization of the central cell in angiosperms. This is the result of double fertilization, wherein the second sperm fuses with the two nuclei in the large central cell of the female gametophyte. This process is unique to angiosperms.
Why is endosperm important?
A. It is the first step in plant reproduction.
B. It is how the sperm is produced.
C. It is a source of food for the embryo.
D. It increases genetic diversity.
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