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Question

Double fertilization is a characteristic feature in which division of the plant kingdom?


  1. Angiosperm

  2. Bryophyta

  3. Gymnosperm

  4. Pteridophyta


Solution

The correct option is A

Angiosperm


Double fertilization is a unique characteristic of angiosperms. At the time of fertilization, a pollen tube is formed which contains two male gametes The first male gamete fuses with the egg cell to form a zygote, while the second male gamete fuses with the diploid central cell of embryo sac to form a triploid endosperm cell. This process is known as double fertilization.

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