Seed & Fruit Development


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What stimulates seed development in most plant species?

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1. What is the role of the endosperm in seed development?

2. What is parthenocarpy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine what you know about seed and fruit growth. Answer questions on key points like seed development in a majority of plant species and the function of the endosperm in this process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following topics:

  • Parthenocarpy
  • Plant hormones needed for fruit ripening
  • Structure of a plant in fruit set formation

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define parthenocarpy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the endosperm in seed development and the plant structure in fruit set formation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the development of seeds in most plant species

Additional Learning

You can learn more with the lesson entitled Seed & Fruit Development. These key areas will be highlighted:

  • Seeds and the seed coat
  • Explanation of a fruit set
  • Seed dispersal