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What is the difference between the sporophyte generation and the gametophyte generation of a plant?
Question Date: 2016-06-05
Answer 1:

Sporophytes are diploid, and produce haploid spores via meiosis. Gametophytes are haploid, and produce haploid gametes by mitosis.



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