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Unformatted text preview: in place 6. Dormancy = additional conditions that have to occur before plants will germinate a. stratification = most common = cold treatment b. light of proper wavelength/ depth in soil c. chemical = fire adaptation III. Fruits Fruits = mature ovaries (carpels) During seed formation the ovary develops into a fruit 1. Dry fruits - carpels tissues harden and dry, often split exposing seeds Examples of dry fruits Follicles, Pods, Samaras, Achenes (sunflower seeds) 2. Fleshy fruits often designed to be eaten Fruit sugars and other tissues provide no nourishment for the seed Examples of fleshy fruits Pomes (apples), drupes, aggregates, Berries 3. Fruit dispersal fruits are designed to disperse seeds fleshy fruits a. carried away and eaten b. eaten on the spot and pooped elsewhere Dry fruits a. blown by wind b. attach to animals c. float in water d. buried by animals...
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