In a majority of flowering plants, out of the four megaspores, what is the ratio of functional and degenerate megaspores?

A. 2:2
B. 1:3
C. 4:1
D. 3:1

Answer

Correct Answer: B. 1:3

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At least one of the spores develop into haploid female gametophytes thus making the ratio of functional and degenerate megaspores is 1:3. Out of the four, three megaspores degenrate.