11What are the types of Inflorescenses? Panicle Inflorescence: (oats, some grasses) branched structure at tip of stem
12What are the types of Inflorescenses? Spike Inflorescence: (wheat, barley) spikelets attached directly to stem.
13What are the types of Inflorescenses? Raceme Inflorescence: (mustard, rapeseed) single flowers attached to stalk or stem.
14What are the types of Inflorescenses? Head Inflorescence: (sunflower) enlarged stem = receptacle
15What is a Fruit?An Apple or Tomato is considered a fruit. A Fruit is a mature ovary.Fruits can be fleshy (tomato) or dry (wheat)
16process of transferring pollen grains from the anther to the stigma What is Pollination?process of transferring pollen grains from the anther to the stigmaplants can be self-pollinated (male & female flowers on same plant) or cross-pollinated (different plants)
17What is Fertilization? when sperm is united with an egg pollen lands on stigma, germinates, and grows down style to the ovary where sperm fertilizes the egg (pollen tube)there are actually two fertilizations. Second sperm fertilizes second egg to form the endosperm (food for the seed)