Results for: megaspore

What is endosporic development?

The type of development in which megaspores germinate on the ground, and the resulting megagametophyte does not leave the megaspore; rather, it is retained throughout its development within the megasporangial wall is called Endosporic Development. Full Answer

Contrast microspores and megaspores?

Microspore = male gamete (n)Megaspore = female gamete (n) Micro develops in the anther and undergoes mitosis to create pollen Mega develops in the ovule, retained in ovary, and undergoes mitosis to create female gametophyte (ultimately, an egg). Full Answer