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Postby i_r_e_d » Wed Mar 08, 2006 3:04 pm

How do they grow seedless plants if there is no seeds!?!?!?!
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Postby Poison » Wed Mar 08, 2006 5:37 pm

Vegetative growth.
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hmmm

Postby Belana » Wed Mar 08, 2006 7:05 pm

have a look at bananas ;)
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Postby MrMistery » Wed Mar 08, 2006 7:34 pm

domestic, i heard the wild banans have seeds... :d
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Postby hiro » Thu Mar 09, 2006 10:16 am

er...yea..i suppose banana got seeds...
in the centre those black dot...r they?
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Postby Poison » Thu Mar 09, 2006 10:49 am

The banana you eat does not have seeds.

PS: To be sure, plant one and see. ;) But it will smell awful. :lol:
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Postby Miyis » Wed Mar 15, 2006 9:54 am

Have some methods, example:
cuttage,root division.
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Postby MrMistery » Wed Mar 15, 2006 7:12 pm

@Poison
Believe it or not, i have banana trees in my yard.
They are still only 1 year old and are wrapped in straw and plastic for the winter, but otherwise they are doing fine.
Obviously, i don't keep them for the bananas, i keep them as decorative trees. But the guy who gave them to me said that they will produce bananas, although they will not have to grow big
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Postby Poison » Fri Mar 17, 2006 7:08 pm

WOW!! But I don't think someone planted a regular banana to produce them. :)
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Postby MrMistery » Fri Mar 17, 2006 7:13 pm

Now, my dad planted them while i was at the sea side, so i couldn't see them. My dad said he planted something that looked like a bulb, but he can't tell the difference between a fox and a cat so...
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Postby Egg » Sun Mar 19, 2006 2:07 pm

The group of seedless plants known as cryptogams do not produce seeds but reproduce using spores. This group of plants includes bacteria, funghi, algae, mosses and liverworts and ferns. bacteria the simplest form being a single cell and ferns the highest producing roots, stems, leaves, and possessing a vacular system, however none of these produce flowers or seeds so seperates them from seed plants, higher forms of plant life known as spermatophytes.
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Postby MrMistery » Sun Mar 19, 2006 7:05 pm

Well, first of all bacteria, fungi and algae are not plants.
And since the seed originated with gimnosperms, you are right, briophites and pterifophites reproduce without the use of a seed
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