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How Much Do You Know the Fern Plant

Add some tropical look to your garden!!
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
These wonderful low-maintenance plants are perfect to give your house a lively look. For good amount of light and moisture, they have to be kept near the windows. Are you not interested to know more about them? Check out this quiz...
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
The life cycle of the fern has two different stages; sporophyte, which releases spores, and gametophyte, which releases gametes. Gametophyte plants are haploid, sporophyte plants are diploid.
Fern Fact
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
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Pteridophytes are considered the first plants to have evolved on land and vascular tissue transports water, minerals, and sugars to different parts of the plant.
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Fern Fact
Also known as the airplane plant, Boston Fern is listed as non-toxic to humans as well by the University of Nebraska.

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A frond is a large, divided leaf. "Frond" is commonly used to identify a large, compound leaf.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
The main difference between mosses and ferns is the presence or absence of a vascular system.
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Ecologically, ferns are most common plants of shaded damp forests of both temperate and tropical zones.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
A zygote becomes an embryo which takes about five days to reach the uterus from the uterine tube.
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Meiosis within the capsule of the sporophyte yields haploid spores that are released and eventually germinate to form a male or female gametophyte.
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Ferns and mosses are alike in one way: both reproduce by spores instead of seeds.
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Fertilization occurs when the fern's egg and sperm combine to form a zygote. Ferns require water to enable the movement of the sperm to reach the egg.
Fern Fact
Well done!! You have completed this quiz successfully, let us now check how well do you remember your botany classes??

 Priyanka Wadhwani

Apr 23, 2021
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Luke Ellis-Craven, Olena Sergienko, Mike Erskine, Mykyta Martynenko, Nick Grappone, Tahoe, Elena Taranenko