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Fruit Jobs

The purpose of a fruit is to produce and spread seeds. A fruit is built to develop and protect the seeds and then to disperse them across the environment to ensure the next generation of the species. So fruits have evolved in different forms to be dispersed by different carriers:

Fruits built to disperse seed by the wind:

Fruits built to disperse seed by water:

Fruits built to disperse seed by animals:

Dispersal Mechanism: Seed:
Cockl.jpg (7865 bytes)
Seed:
Cherry.jpg (8708 bytes)

Dispersal Mechanism:
Dispersal Mechanism: Seed:
Maplesed.jpg (7712 bytes)
Seed:
Cocon.jpg (6398 bytes)
Dispersal Mechanism:
Dispersal Mechanism: Seed:
wheat1.jpg (5605 bytes)
Seed:
Dande1.jpg (7555 bytes)
Dispersal Mechanism:
Dispersal Mechanism: Seed:
Acorn.jpg (6147 bytes)
   
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