What could happen to the reproductive process of mosses during a drought?
A)Mitosis in the sporophyte would cease and the reproductive cycle would stop.
B)Meiosis in the sporophyte would cease and the reproductive cycle would stop.
C)The flagellated sperm would not be able to swim to the eggs for fertilization.
D) The flagellated sperm and eggs would go dormant until water was available.
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Which of the following is true of conifers?
A)The sporophytes grow directly from the gametophyte B)The gametophytes grow directly from the sporophyte C) The spores release from the male cones D)The spores release from the gametophyte
About the first question, I did some reading on wikipedia and it says that the flagellated sperm need water to swim to the egg. So I have no idea whether they would go dormant and wait for better times or not, but they definitely would not be able to swim to the egg. C I bet.