Edible part of apple and pear is
Apple and pear are pome type of fruits. Pome is a false (or accessory) simple succulent fruit that develops from an inferior compound ovary. The fruit contains seeds inside. The outer fleshy part of the fruit is thalamus, which is the edible part.
Maize grain is a fruit known as
Caryopsis is a small, indehiscent, one seeded fruit developping from a monocarpellary ovary and in which the pericarp is fused with the seed coat. The seed copletely fills the chamber, e.g., wheat, maize.
Given figure represents a drupe of mango. Select the option that correctly identifies A, B, C and D.
In drupes or stone fruits, the fruit wall or pericarp is differentiated into three layers - epicarp, mesocarp and endocarp. The endocarp is stony. It encloses one or rarely more seeds. In drupes derived from superior ovaries, the epicarp forms the outer skin. It may (e.e., peach, plum, cherry) or may not (e.g., mango) be edible.
Select the incorrect statement regarding the given figure.
Given figure represents true berry or baccate fruit of Lycopersicum esculentum (tomato).
Select the mismatched pair out of the following.
Pome is a false or accessory simple succulent fruit that develops from an inferior compound ovary, e.g., apple, pear. Mango (Mangifera indica) is a drupe fruit.