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Bio 1B Lecture 16

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Bio 1B Lecture 16: Mineral Nutrition , Fruit Development  27/02/2009 12:46:00 Fruit and Seed Development a fruit is an enlarged ovary, sometimes “fruit” are more than ovary examples: o orange: mostly ovary o but are other tissues associated with the ovary o the receptacle and the stalk and also the parts of the flower fig: most of “fruit” is enlargement of stalk apple: a good portion is the flower tube (parts of the flower) has become part of ovary end of apple, can see the stamen, which were  pushed up with floral parts strawberry: mostly the receptacle the “seeds” that get stuck in teeth are actually the fruit called achenes    function of fruit: protection of ovule and involved with dispersal o dispersal tasty, attractive fruit develops barbs or hooks controls of fruit development o following fertilization, (and sometimes just pollination) auxin levels  increase in the developing fruit o this was tested prevented fertilization in flowers, then sprayed with auxin which 
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