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Q.1. Outer covering of a seed ________.
Q.2. The part of a seed that contains stored food for the baby plant ________.
Q.3. A fruit that bursts with great force scattering the seeds ________.
Q.4. A baby plant formed after germination ________.
Q.5. A plant that gives to many new plants if its leaf falls on moist soil ________.
Q.6. Name the parts in the picture given below.
Q.7. Match each type of seed to its agent of dispersal
When a seed gets all the favorable conditions, it grows into a baby plant, which is called seedling. The process of a seed turning into a seedling is called germination.
Q.9. Name the different ways plants disperse seeds, giving examples of each.
The different ways are:
- Wind Dispersal: Orchid seeds, Dandelion seeds.
- Water Dispersal: Lotus, Lily.
- Animal Dispersal: Blackberry, cherry.
- Explosion or Bursting: Ladyfinger, peas.
Q.10. What is Seed dispersal?
The process by which seeds are carried to the new places away from the parent plant known as seed dispersal.
Q.11. Do human also help in seed dispersal? How? Give an example.
Yes, Human also help in seed dispersal.
Human being also eat fruits like orange, mango, pear and plums. The fleshy part of the fruit is eaten and the seeds are thrown away. When the seeds get the right conditions they germinate.
Q.12. How is water helpful in seed dispersal? Give examples.
Water dispersal method works for seeds which can float in water. Coconut seeds can travel thousands ok kilometers across.