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Seed Dispersal. What is Seed Dispersal? The moving of a plants seed away from the parent. Why Seed Dispersal? To reduce competition.

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1 Seed Dispersal

2 What is Seed Dispersal? The moving of a plants seed away from the parent. Why Seed Dispersal? To reduce competition

3 1. Wind Dispersal Seeds are very light Shaped so they are easily carried by the wind 2/science/plants_pt2/wind.htm 2/science/plants_pt2/wind.htm

4 2. Explosive Fruits suddenly burst open releasing the seeds Example: Peas t_ftp/ks2/science/plants_pt2/bursting.htm t_ftp/ks2/science/plants_pt2/bursting.htm

5 3. Water Fruits are waterproof Fruits can float Ex: Coconuts tp/client_ftp/ks2/science/plants_pt2/water2.ht m tp/client_ftp/ks2/science/plants_pt2/water2.ht m

6 4. Hitchhiker Seeds have hooks on them and become attached to passing animals ient_ftp/ks2/science/plants_pt2/lift.htm ient_ftp/ks2/science/plants_pt2/lift.htm

7 5. Animal Food Seeds are enclosed in a tasty fruit Animals eat the fruit Seed passes through unharmed Ex: Blueberries client_ftp/ks2/science/plants_pt2/animal.htm client_ftp/ks2/science/plants_pt2/animal.htm

8 Other Drop and Roll rces_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/science/plants_pt 2/drop.htm rces_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/science/plants_pt 2/drop.htm Shakers tp/client_ftp/ks2/science/plants_pt2/shakers.ht m tp/client_ftp/ks2/science/plants_pt2/shakers.ht m


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