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Confused! kindly explain, Persistent nucellus in the seed is known as:

Persistent nucellus in the seed is known as:

 

  • Option 1)

    Chalaza

  • Option 2)

    Perisperm

  • Option 3)

    Hilum

  • Option 4)

    Tegmen

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Chalaza

Nucellus is the central tissue of ovules that contains the embryo sac. In some seeds like black pepper, it presists after the double fertilization. The persistent nucellus is called perisperm. It performs nutritive function.


Option 1)

Chalaza

Option 2)

Perisperm

Option 3)

Hilum

Option 4)

Tegmen

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