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Should I study the life cycles of different plants for DAT? Is this on DAT?

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by harrygt, Jun 16, 2008.

  1. harrygt

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    As you know, we have all learnt about the life cycles of plants such as mosses, ferns, pines, and flowering plants. [Talking about the terms such as gametophites and sporophites and ...].
    Are we gonna be tested on DAT? or did you see any questions about these subjects on your official DAT?
    THank you for responses.
     
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  3. Simiam

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    I would understand the general cycle of it... That being that the:

    Sporophyte (2N) -- Asexual/Meiosis --> spore (1N) -- Mitosis --> Gametophyte (1N) -- Sexual --> Gametes 2x(1N) -- Fertilization -- > Sporophyte



    I think that's right ... Know that the Gametophyte is Dominant in Mosses. and that the Sporophyte is Dominant in Ferns and Angiosperms.
     

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