Users' questions

What parts of a plant are sterile?

What parts of a plant are sterile?

Sterile parts of flowers are the sepals and petals. When these are similar in size and shape, they are termed tepals. Reproductive parts of the flower are the stamen (male, collectively termed the androecium) and carpel (often the carpel is referred to as the pistil, the female parts collectively termed the gynoecium).

Which part of the plant contains seeds?

Most flowers have four main parts: petals, stamen (anther and filament), pistil (stigma, style and ovary), and sepals. After flowers are pollinated and fertilized, they produce seeds in the ovary of the flower. ► Fruits are the fleshy substances that usually surround seeds.

Do all plants have edible parts?

Not all parts of any given plant are edible but all parts of edible plants have been known to figure as raw or cooked food: leaves, roots, tubers, stems, seeds, buds, fruits, and flowers. The most commonly edible parts of plants are fruit, usually sweet, fleshy, and succulent.

Which part of plant is cabbage?

Cabbage is the plant’s vegetative bud, according to morphology. It is made up of the growing stem’s tip and rounded, overlapping leaves. Thus, the bud of the plant is cabbage.

Can plants be sterile?

Function. Hybrid plants are sterile when they have the incorrect number of chromosomes (which results from polyploidy). If a plant has uneven numbers of chromosome pairs, it can’t produced balanced gametes (egg or sperm cells) and will not be able to produce viable offspring.

Are hybrids always sterile?

In short, hybrid animals are infertile because they don’t have viable sex cells, meaning they can’t produce sperm or eggs. However, when the animal’s parents are from different species, their chromosomes don’t match up in order.

Do all plants have the same parts?

Not all plants have the same structures (stems, leaves, flowers, roots). While most students recognize the stem, leaves, and flowers of plants, fewer identify roots as a common structure. Plants take in all substances they need to grow through their roots. Plants take in air through their leaves.

Do all flowers have seeds?

All plants, including trees, shrubs, annual vegetables and flowers, and perennials, have seeds which can be saved and replanted by a knowledgeable gardener.

Why all plants are not edible?

Explanation: All plant materials are not edible because some have too much cellulose, some are poisonous and others simply aren’t considered food in your local culture.

What are non-edible parts?

roots,seeds,stems,young leaves are edible. castor, calotropis, cockluber etc. are non-edible plants.

Is onion a vegetable?

A vegetable is the edible portion of a plant. Vegetables are usually grouped according to the portion of the plant that is eaten such as leaves (lettuce), stem (celery), roots (carrot), tubers (potato), bulbs (onion) and flowers (broccoli). So a tomato is botanically a fruit but is commonly considered a vegetable.