Which of the following species has the chromosome complement similar to that of Triticum aestivum ?
(a) Zea mays
(b) Secale cereal
(C): The chromosome complement of Triticum aestivum (2n=26) is similar to that of Gossypium whose ploidy level is also 2n=26. Zea mays has ploidy level of 2n=20. Secale and Aegilops both have the similar ploidy level of 2n=14.