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Seed Science One Liner

Seed Science One Liner 

Q1. Seed is- Fertilized and developed ovule

Q2. The smallest and the lightest seed is that of- Orchis

Q3. The largest and heaviest seed is that of- Lodoicea

Q4. The seed bearing plants belong to the group of- Phanerogam

Q5. Outer seed coat is- Testa(Seed Science One Liner)

Q6. Seed bud is- Ovule

Q7. Tegmen is the name of- Inner seed coat

Q8. Hilum of seed is- Scar of funiculus

Q9. Tigellum is- Embryonic axis

Q10. Seed leaf is- Cotyledon(Seed Science One Liner)

Q11. Which one is the reproductive unit having an embryo, reserve food and protective covering- Seed

Q12. In exalbuminous seeds, there is- Consumption of endosperm during development of seed

Q13. In exalbuminous seed the food is generally stored in- Cotyledons

Q14. The seed in which reserve food is present in the perisperm- Nymphaea

Q15. An endospermic seed is- Castor(Seed Science One Liner)

Q16. Endosperm of Areca/Betel Nut is- Ruminate

Q17. Integumentary outgrowth present over the micropyle of Castor is- Caruncle

Q18. Hair of cotton are- Outgrowth of testa

Q19. Which is an albuminous seed- Castor, Maize

Q20. The remnants of nucellus present in the seed constitute- Perisperm(Seed Science One Liner)

Q21. Cotyledon is absent in- Cuscuta

Q22. The plant in which hypocotyls stores food is- Bertholettia

Q23. A dicot albuminous seed is- Castor

Q24. A dicot exalbuminous seed is- Pea

Q25. In Maize, a tubular sheath covers the plumule. It is- Papery(Seed Science One Liner)

Q26. In Maize, a tubuler sheath covers the plumule. It is- Coleoptiles

Q27. Aleurone is- Layer present on the outside of endosperm and having protein grains

Q28. Seed of Black Pepper is- Perispermic

Q29. Coleorhizae is- Covering of radicle

Q30. Aleurone layer takes part in- Enzyme synthesis(Seed Science One Liner)

Q31. Which one is a monocotyledonous seed- Triticum aestivum

Q32. A spongy white bilobed structures present at the narrow tip of Castor seed is- Caruncle

Q33. The function of caruncle is to- Absorb water and its inward transfer through micropyle

Q34. Seeds are required for fruit growth- Early phase

Q35. A seed which does not possess micropyle and hilum is- Maize(Seed Science One Liner)

Q36. In Ricinus, the outer white papery covering of endosperm is- Perisperm/tegmen

Q37. Cotyledonary node of embryo lies between- Epicotyls and hypocotyls

Q38. Seed having the longest viability is- Nelumbo

Q39. Viability of the seed is tested with- Triphenyl tetrazolium chloride

Q40. A seed cut into two halves and immersed in 0.1% triphenyl tetrazolium chloride solution. Its viability is indicated by development of colouration- Pink(Seed Science One Liner)

Q41. Freshly liberated seeds of Erianthus hiemalis do not germinate due to- Immaturity of embryo

Q42. Freshly shed seeds can germinate immediately under favourable conditions in- Pisum sativum, Zea mays

Q43. Common cause of seed and bud dormancy is presence of- Abscisic acid

Q44. Seeds of tomato do not germinate in its pulp due to- Presence of ferulic acid

Q45. Seed dormancy may be due to- Hard impermeable seed coat(Seed Science One Liner)

Q46. Wheat germ is- Embryo

Q47. The hormone which can break seed dormancy is- GA

Q48. Mechanical injuring of seed coat to break dormancy is called- Scarification

Q49. Thiourea is used in overcoming seed dormancy by- Counteracting inhibitors

Q50. The most important external factor for seed germination is- Water(Seed Science One Liner)

Q51. The first process which occurs when the seed is placed in the soil is- Imbibitions

Q52. Seeds placed deep in the soil do not germinate because they are- Unable to get sufficient oxygen

Q53. During germination, micropyle of seed takes part in- Absorption of water

Q54.which are the external conditions required for seed germination- Oxygen, moisture and suitable temperature

Q55. A seed which does not require oxygen for germination is- Rice, Typha(Seed Science One Liner)

Q56. A seed which is unable to germinate in the presence of light is- Onion

Q57. The seed in which dormancy can be broken by red light is- Lettuce

Q58. Part of the embryo which comes out first during seed germination is- Radicle

Q59. Which is not essential for seed germination in most cases- Light

Q60. Part of the seed which forms the shoot at the time of germination is- Plumule(Seed Science One Liner)

Q61. Germination is hypogeal in- Pea

Q62. Vivipary is seed germination- While contained inside the fruit

Q63. Cotyledons constitute the first pair of leaves in- Castor

Q64. Epigeal germination occurs in- Castor

Q65. Vivipary occurs in- Mangrove plants

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