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Seeds and Fruits copyright cmassengale
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Seeds and Fruit Seeds and Fruit Fruits are formed by seed plants to aid in dispersing seeds A seed contains the developing plant embryo in a protective coat (testa) Seeds form from ovules fertilized in the ovary Ovaries with seeds ripen into dry or fleshy fruits copyright cmassengale
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Parts of a Seed Parts of a Seed External seed coat or testa Developing plant embryo Stored food called endosperm Seeds may be in one part (monocot) or two parts (dicots) MONOCOT MONOCOT DICOT DICOT copyright cmassengale
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Parts of a Seed Parts of a Seed copyright cmassengale
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Gymnosperm Seed A single fertilization produces the diploid (2n) embryo The food source is the haploid megagametophyte copyright cmassengale
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Flowering plant seed In angiosperms (flowering plants) there is DOUBLE _______________ Which produces a diploid ________ (2n) and, A triploid (3n) __________ Endosperm is the food source copyright cmassengale
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Dicot vs. monocot seed Dicot has two cotyledons (like bean) Endosperm (food) is kept in the _________ Monocot has one __________ which absorbs the endosperm tissue during germination (corn) copyright cmassengale
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Fruit In flowering plants – Fruit is a mature, ripened o_____ that contains the seeds Pericarp – the ovary wall ovary Fruit types A. Simple B. Aggregate C. Multiple copyright cmassengale
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A. Simple fruit
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course BIO 110 taught by Professor Harmon during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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