Class 7 Biology Reproduction in Plants Fruit and seed formation

Fruit and seed formation

  • After formation of embryo, the parts of the flower fall off except the ovary.
  • Ovary ripens into fruits.
  • Ovules develop into seeds and seeds contain embryo.
  • After formation, different fruits show different features.

Fig. Fruit and seed formation   

For example, mangoes and apples are fleshy and juicy fruits where as almonds and walnuts are hard fruits.

Fig. Fleshy and juicy mango  

Fig. Hard almond

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