Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

Significance of seed dispersal and fruit formation

  1. Seed is dry with dormant embryo with a protective seed coat which makes it suitable for perennation through unfavourable periods.
  2. Seeds carry a number of variations as they are formed through sexual reproduction.
  3. Seeds can also be stored for later use to supply food throughout the year and to overcome drought and famine conditions.
  4. Seed have adaptive strategies to get dispersed to new habitats and colonise the same.

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