Seeds develop from flowers once the egg cell in the ovary of a flower is fertilized. Generally, the ovary ripens into the fruit and provides a protective structure around the seed. Sometimes, the ripened fruit comes from another part of the flower such as the ovary wall, receptacle of the flower, or the fleshy tissue of the ovary.
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High School (9-12)
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Learning Activities and Labs
National Agriculture in the Classroom
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