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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.
- Fall '08