Fe

(b) Berry, e.g. Viburnum

Dry indehiscent

Carcerulus

Cremocarb, e.g. Hogweed

Samara, e.g. Sycamore Lomentum, e.g. Trefoil

Cremocarb, e.g. Hogweed m

Carcerulus, e.g. Hollyhock

Achene, e.g. Acorn

Dry dehiscent

Capsule, e.g. Poppy

Siliqua

Silicula, e.g. Honesty

Capsule, e.g. Poppy

Siliqua

Silicula, e.g. Honesty

Silicula Capsule

Legume, e.g. Lupin

Follicle, e.g. Monkshood

Seed dispersal

Legume, e.g. Lupin

Follicle, e.g. Monkshood

Eaten by animals e.g. Blackberry

Hooked, e.g. Burdock

Eaten by animals e.g. Blackberry

Hooked, e.g. Burdock

Censer, e.g. Antirrhinum

Parachute, e.g. Dandelion Figure 7.9 Fruit types and seed dispersal

Censer, e.g. Antirrhinum y

Pod, e.g. Geranium involves in tomatoes a change in the sugar content, i.e. at the crucial stage called climacteric. After this point, fruit will continue to ripen and also respire after removal from the plant. Ethylene is released by ripening fruit, which contributes to deterioration in store. Early ripening can be brought about by a spray of a chemical, e.g. ethephon, which stimulates the release of ethylene by the plant, e.g. in the tomato.

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