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Seed Germination

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The diagram below shows a longitudinal section (LS) through a haricot bean seed. Study the diagram and answer the questions which follow.

LS through Haricot Bean Seed

(a) For each of the labelled structures give (i) the name of the structure and (ii) its function.

Letter

Name of Structure

Function of Structure

A

  

  
  

B

  

  
  

C

  

  
  

D

  

  
  

E

  

  
  

  

(b) Which of the labelled parts make up the embryo of the seed?

(c) How is a wheat seed different from a haricot bean seed?

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