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Unformatted text preview: tissue, becoming "fleshy", so that the bulk of the seed is endosperm. In many monocots, the cotyledon will be modified to form a coleoptile, which surround and protects the epicotyl and the coleorhiza that protects the radicle. In some grains, the cotyledon forms a nutrient-rich scutellum surrounding the embryo for germination. Nutrients also pass from the endosperm through the scutellum to the embryo....
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course BIO 213 taught by Professor Makina during the Fall '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Fall '09