pollination success. What advantage is there for a type of plant to develop a mutualistic relationship with a particular pollinator such as a type of bee? What advantage is there for the pollinator? The advantage for the plant is to be pollinated and to be protected from other organisms. The advantage for the pollinator is to get food Part III: Saving Seeds in a Doomsday Vault Seeds for various crop plants are going extinct at an alarming rate. In an attempt to save seeds for future generations, an international seed vault has been established. A short video profiles this remarkable effort. You will view the video and answer the following questions: 1.(2 pts) Describe two conditions that are leading to the perfect storm for plant and seed extinction? 2.(2 pts) What value is there to saving seeds from varieties of a plant that are more primitive than varieties that have gone through many generations of selective breeding? 3. (2 pts) Based on what you have learned in lecture, why are seeds the perfect structure to preserve plant species. Give two reasons. They offer plant protection and they allow dispersal and store food.
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