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parts of a seed

by Sarah - January 31st, 2012.
Filed under: General Gardening.

This close up of a dwarf borlotti bean shows from top to bottom:
the micropyle – the pore through which water will enter the seed
the hilum – where the seed was attached to the pod
the radicle – which is where the root grows from

Parts of a seed