Class 12 Biology Reproduction Sexual reproduction in Flowering Plants



First scientist to study development of angiosperm embryo was
(a)
Strasburger
(b)
Flemming
(c)
Hanstein
(d)
Hofmeister
Correct answer: (a) 
Solution: 
Hofmeister (1849) was the first to trace the formation of an embryo, from the egg up to its maturity in the seed. He gave detailed observations about the origin of the embryo from a cell of the embryo sac. Thus, it was Hofmeister who studied the development of an embryo in Angiosperms for the first time.
So, the correct answer is D.

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