Thursday, April 29, 2021

How do Organisms Reproduce | Activity 8.4 with Solution

Activity 8.4 
  • Collect water from a lake or pond that appears dark green and contains filamentous structures.
  • Put one or two filaments on a slide.
  • Put a drop of glycerin on these filaments and cover it with a coverslip.
  • Observe the slide under a microscope.
  • Can you identify different tissues in the Spirogyra filaments?
Answer: 

Yes. Spirogyra filament consists of many cells attached to form a filament. Spirogyra simply breaks up into smaller pieces upon maturation. These pieces or fragments grow into new individuals.

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