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Plant Growth and Development

  • Seed Germination

  • It is the process of the seed develops into an individual plant utilizing the reserve nutrients present in the cotyledons.

  • Conditions necessary for germination

    1. Water

    2. Oxygen

    3. Favourable temperature

  • Process of germination

    1. The seed takes up water and swells.

    2. The embryonic radicle and plumule start growing and force the seed coat to rupture.

    3. The radicle comes out first and forms the root followed by the plumule which develops into the shoot.

  • Types of germination

1. Epigeal germination: in this method the cotyledons are lifted above the ground and…

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