Q. 1

Name the component cells of the ‘egg apparatus’ in an embryo sac.

Answer :

Synergids, egg cells and the filliform apparatus

Explanation: The cells in the embryo sac are distributed such that the three cells are grouped together at the micropylar end and constitute the egg apparatus. Hence the component cells of the ‘egg apparatus’ in an embryo sac are two synergids (supporting cells), one egg cell and the filliform apparatus.


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