Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 41 - Plant Reproduction - Review Questions - Apply: 3

Answer

B.

Work Step by Step

The use of S genes could stop pollination as effectively as removing male flowers (B). D. is wrong since A genes would not affect the sexual parts of the flower, and C. is wrong since B. genes would promote male flower part production, not prevent it. A. is wrong since S genes, not Z genes, prevent pollen germination in sporophytic incompatibility.
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