Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 29 - Self-Quiz - Page 499: 14


a. triploid

Work Step by Step

Because banana plants are triploid (3n), they cannot undergo meiosis because the three chromosomes cannot be divided evenly between the daughter cells. No gametes can form; therefore, no seeds form as well.
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