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2021-05-17

What are the main parts of a flower and their functions?

What are the main parts of a flower and their functions?

Parts of a flower

Structure Function
Stamens The male parts of the flower (each consists of an anther held up on a filament)
Anthers Produce male sex cells (pollen grains)
Stigma The top of the female part of the flower which collects pollen grains
Ovary Produces the female sex cells (contained in the ovules)

What is a female part of a flower called?

pistil

What is the name of female organ of a flower?

Pistils

What is the name of female organ of a flower other than carpel?

Pistil

What are the characteristics of fruits?

Quality factors for fruits include the following— maturity, firmness, the uniformity of size and shape, the absence of defects, skin and flesh color. Many of the same quality factors are described for vegetables, with the addition of texture-related attributes such as turgidity, toughness, and tenderness.

How many types of fruit are there?

2000 types

What are the 8 categories of fruits?

Types of fruit

  • Drupe – has fleshy fruit and a single seed with a hard endocarp eg peaches, coconut and olives.
  • Berry – has many seeds eg tomatoes, peppers and cucumber but not strawberries!
  • Aggregate fruit – develop from one flower with many pistils eg strawberries.
  • Legumes – split along two sides eg beans, peas.

What are the different types of fruits?

Types of fruit

  • Apples and pears.
  • Citrus – oranges, grapefruits, mandarins and limes.
  • Stone fruit – nectarines, apricots, peaches and plums.
  • Tropical and exotic – bananas and mangoes.
  • Berries – strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, kiwifruit and passionfruit.
  • Melons – watermelons, rockmelons and honeydew melons.

What is the most popular fruit?

Fruits

  • bananas – 69%
  • apples – 69%
  • strawberries – 62%
  • grapes – 62%
  • oranges – 54%
  • Watermelon – 53%
  • Lemons – 51%
  • avocados – 46%

Is a berry a fruit?

Berry, in botany, a simple fleshy fruit that usually has many seeds, such as the banana, grape, and tomato. As a simple fruit, a berry is derived from a single ovary of an individual flower. The middle and inner layers of the fruit wall often are not distinct from each other.