Wed February 06, 2013 By: Ayushi

what are the two structure present in the embryo of a plant?

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Tue February 12, 2013
The embryo is an immature plant from which a new plant will grow under proper conditions. The embryo has one cotyledon or seed leaf in monocotyledons and two cotyledons in dicotyledons. The radicle is the embryonic root. The plumule is the embryonic shoot. The embryonic stem above the point of attachment of the cotyledon(s) is the epicotyl. The embryonic stem below the point of attachment is the hypocotyl.
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