Bio - food reserve formed from syngamy of central cell and...

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Seed Parts Location Description Function Embryo Inside the seed next to the endosperm is the young multicellular organism before it emerges from the seed the early stage of development Radicle basal end of embryo axis an embryonic shoot becoming root Plumule Inside the embryo The plumule includes the young primordial leaves and growing point of the stem. growth of what will be the first shoot of plant with it's first true leaves. Hypocotyl In the embryo below cotyledons embryonic stem Forming a connection with the radicle . Endosperm Inside the seed next to the embryo
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Unformatted text preview: food reserve formed from syngamy of central cell and sperm a source of stored food, consisting primarily of starches Cotyledon Inside the embryo seed leaf stores food in the form of starch and protein for use by the embryo Seed coat Around the seed consists of one or more protective layers that encase the seed protects Micropyle near the hilum tiny openin allows the pollen tube to enter the ovule for fertilization Hilum at the end or along the side of the seed coat. funicular scar on seed coat lets the seed dry out...
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Martin during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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