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If each carpel in an onion flower contains 40 ovules. What is the maximum number of reduction divisions occurring in the ovary?


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40

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80

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C

120

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60

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Solution

The correct option is C

120


No. of ovules = no. of reduction divisions.
No. of ovules present in the ovary of onion = 40 × 3 = 120. Since, onion flowers have a tricarpellary ovary.
Therefore, the total no. of reduction divisions occurring in the ovary of an onion flower is 120.


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