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Unformatted text preview: epicotyl pulls plumule out from between cotyledons once above soil, epicotyl straightens and the leaves open out epicotyl pulls plumule backwards through soil, so leaves are not damaged Germination of the broad bean Broad bean seed * The hilum is the scar left by the seeds attachment to the pod lateral roots develop 2 Broad bean D.G. Mackean...
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- Fall '11