NEET Botany Reproduction in Organisms Questions Solved

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Why do moss plants produce very large number of male gametes? Provide one reason. What are these gametes called?

Water is the medium through which the transfer of male gametes takes place in moss plant. A large number of male gametes are lost during transport to the female gametes, hence they are produced in a very large number.

These male gametes are called antherozoids.

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