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Reproduction in Flowering Plants : Question 2
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The diagrams below show the same flower (flower A) during the seven days of its development. Study these diagrams and then answer the questions which follow.







1. Identify X and Y



2. Is flower A insect-pollinated or wind-pollinated? Give three reasons for your answer.

Answer =

Reason 1 =


Reason 2=


Reason 3=


3. Why do you think that X and Y do not develop on the same day?




4. What happens to flower A from day 7 onwards?




5. Which of these two pollen grains, X or Y, belongs to flower A? Give a reason for your answer.

Pollen grains

Pollen grain =

Reason =