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Unformatted text preview: 1 Plants: Plants: Reproduction Reproduction and development and development Sexual reproduction is the premier reproductive mode of flowering plant life cycles Outline Outline 1. Key concepts 2. Flower structure 3. Development of seeds and fruits 4. Key terms 5. Conclusions Key Concepts: Key Concepts: 1. Sexual reproduction is the premier reproductive mode of flowering plant life cycles 2. Sexual reproduction of flowering plants involves the formation of spores and gametes 3. After sperm fertilize eggs, seeds develop 4. While seeds are developing, tissues of the ovary mature into fruits 2 Flower structure Flower structure Flower structure : Whorls of modified leaves A. Sepals leaf-like, green, small, in monocots often look like petals. B. Petals colored and fragrant, advertising the location of the flower. C. Stamens (Male reproductive structure): Anther (produces pollen), Filaments (support) D. Carpels (Female reproductive structure) Stigma (sticky for catching pollen) Style (support),...
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