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Introduction to the Flowering Plants
... to form a triploid endosperm (orange at right) which develops simply as a food reserve for the developing embryo (red at right). Coconut water is actually a liquid endosperm undergoing free nuclear division ... zygote and embryo, the other fusing with the 2 polar nuclei to form the triploid endosperm, a nutritive tissue. A wide range of seed dispersal mechanisms have evolved. .. . In summary: Like ...
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Botanical Record-Breakers (Cont.)
... brown layer covering the endosperm is the seed coat or testa. C. Coconut water, multinucleate liquid endosperm that has not ... endosperm development is called "spoon meat." True coconut milk used in Asian recipes is made by soaking grated coconut meat in water and squeezing out the oil-rich liquid. The saturated fat called coconut oil is derived from the meaty endosperm. D. The ...
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Fruit Identification Outline
... the large seed. The actual seed embryo is embedded in the coconut meat (endosperm). Nutrient-rich coconut milk is liquid endosperm that has not formed firm tissue with cell walls. [There is considerable ... . In corn grains, the main white material that explodes when the grains are heated is endosperm tissue within the seed. Pressure (water vapor) builds up within the grains until they literally ...
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Nut Photos
... sweet delicacy in tropical countries. The endosperm is the coconut "meat" which is dried and sold as "copra." The coconut "water" is multinucleate liquid endosperm inside green coconuts that has not developed into solid tissue composed of cells. Before the liquid endosperm forms a solid "meat" it is ...
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Exam #3 Hints
... sweet delicacy in tropical countries. The endosperm is the coconut "meat" which is dried and sold as "copra." The coconut "water" is multinucleate liquid endosperm inside green coconuts that has not developed into solid tissue composed of cells. Before the liquid endosperm forms a solid "meat" it is ...
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Coconut
... having copious liquid endosperm, which bathes the young embryo. Initially the milk is fairly sweet and the copra is thin, but as the seed matures, the liquid is converted into solid endosperm rich in ... fruits are rich in calories and essential vitamins. A special feature of the liquid endosperm is that the liquid portion contains large quantities of a plant hormone called cytokinin. It was this plant ...
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Lily Hybridization
... , which contains a set of chromosomes from both parents and the endosperm or food source within the cell, which only has chromosomes from ... mother plant. This incompatibility often leads to the disintegration of the endosperm and subsequent death of the embryo. If the embryo can be ... At this time is it good to soak the seedling in a liquid fungicide at its weakest strength. The soil they are to be ...
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Arboretum Images 1
... fibrous husk (mesocarp) in inner woody endocarp with three germination pores. The meaty seed tissue (endosperm) even tastes a little like the coconut. In fact, this palm was once placed in ... produce the shiny surface! Natural Waxes From Leaves Chemistry Of Fats & Oils Jojoba Oil: A Liquid Wax All images on this page copyright W.P. Armstrong
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David Wong
... the wind. Nepenthes seed depends upon wind dispersal as do many orchids and other epiphytes. Endosperm tissue is reduced to a minimum to keep the seed light enough to float on ... for food. Mosquito larvae, which are immune to the digestive enzymes, live in the digestive liquid in the pitchers. These are captured live and eaten or taken back to the nest ...
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PLANT PROPAGATION
... protective coat a food supply under the seed coat (the endosperm) an embryo of a young plant The protective coat prevents ... the endosperm to swell. The seed coat, softened by water, splits open as the endosperm swells. The water dissolves nutrients in the endosperm ... label's recommended strength and apply sparingly. Always use a liquid form of fertilizer. PINCHING SEEDLINGS Pinching the growing tips of ...
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