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SEED Dispersal Germination
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Micropyle : In Ovule, Allows Entry of Pollen Tube. In Seed, Allows Entry of Water (in some seed types) Seed Coat : Impervious to Water – Prevents Imbibition. Too Strong to Allow Embryo Seedling to Break Through Hilum : We Don’t Care About the Stinking Hilum.
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Basic Requirements for Germination } Enzymatic Breakdown of Energy- Storage Molecules Appropriate Soil Temperature Cool-Season Plants – Germinate at Soil Temperatures of 7-30 ◦C (45-86 ◦F) Warm-Season Plants – Germinate at Soil Temperatures of 16-35 ◦C (61-95 ◦F)
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Seed Dispersal Mechanisms WIND Gentiana
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Seed Dispersal Mechanisms WATER
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Seed Dispersal Mechanisms Other Shakers Ballistic
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Seed Dispersal Mechanisms Animal - Passive
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Seed Dispersal Mechanisms Animal - Active Durian Fruit Tiger Like ‘Em Elaiosome – Specialized Sugar/Protein-Containing Appendage that Entices Ants to Disperse the Seed
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Ripe Fruits Produce Volatile Chemicals That Advertise Their Quality as Food
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course NTSC 107 taught by Professor Peterson during the Spring '11 term at Loyola Chicago.

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