What is homospory and heterospory?

How are they different and similar?

Update:

explain heterospory using conifers as an example

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  • 1 decade ago
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    In homosporous plants, the gametophyte is bisexual. This is common in mosses and ferns. In gymnosperms, we have 2 types of "spores", A male microspore (pollen) and a female megaspore(ovule)

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  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    homospory is that in which gametophyte is bisexual, having antheridium and archegonium.. and heterospory is that in which both kind of spores(microspores and megaspores) are produced.and both are haploid. micro and megaspores produced micro and megagametophyte..

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  • 1 decade ago

    hahah biol 1 nishi

    i wonder if he saw this

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