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Cecie Starr + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337408332
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Choose the statement that is true.

  1. a. All flowers are pollinated by bees.
  2. b. Apple trees are propagated by grafting because they are triploid.
  3. c. Carpels function to attract pollinators.
  4. d. A coleoptile protects the plumule of eudicot seedlings.
  5. e. The arrival of pollen on a receptive seed is called pollination.
  6. f. In plants, sperm cells are male gametes.
  7. g. Nutrients in fruits nourish new seedlings.

a.

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “All the flowers are pollinated by bees” is correct or incorrect.

Explanation

Pollination takes place with the help of pollinating agents such as by wind or animal. The pollen, nectar, and other rewards are used by the plants to attract the pollinators. All the flowers are not pollinated by bees. Some flowers are pollinated by bats and some by birds...

b.

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Apple trees are propagated by grafting because they are triploid” is correct or incorrect.

c.

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Carpels function to attract pollinators” is correct or incorrect.

d.

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “A coleoptile protects the plumule of eudicot seedlings” is correct or incorrect.

e.

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “The arrival of pollen on a receptive seed is called pollination” is correct or incorrect.

f.

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “In plants, sperm cells are male gametes” is correct or incorrect.

g.

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Nutrients in fruits nourish new seedlings” is correct or incorrect.

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