All plants have sexual life cycles that revolve between two generations: gametophytes and sporophytes. As gametophytes, the plants produce the haploid gametes that unite and fertilize to form the zygote. This zygote develops into a sporophyte through mitosis.
In the sexual life cycle of plants, a _____.
A. sporophyte is the plant that produces the structures that will become gametophytes.
B. gametophyte is the plant that produces the sporophyte from a non-fertilized structure.
C. gametophyte is the fertilized structure after fusion of the male and female gametes.
D. sporophyte is the structure that produces the gametes.
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