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The unit of female reproduction of a flower, may be comprised of a single carpel or two or more carpels united.

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... a period of two weeks, twenty flowers emerged. Some were axial and some were terminal. A few of these were removed and the flowers examined for pistils and stamen. The white flower showed why self pollination occurred with pea plants. After a time of continued development and after apparent ...

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Sat Mar 25, 2006 1:10 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Marrowfat Peas
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How do plants reproduce?

... This process is called fertilization. Because of fertilization, seeds have characteristics of both male and female cells. Some plants have both pistils and stamens on their flowers. They are perfect flowers. They can transfer pollen from their own anthers to their own stigmas. This process is ...

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by CoolJay221
Wed Feb 15, 2006 4:08 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: How do plants reproduce?
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