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seed plant

n.
Any of a group of plants that bear seeds, composed of the gymnosperms and angiosperms. Also called spermatophyte.

seed plant

n
(Plants) any plant that reproduces by means of seeds: a gymnosperm or angiosperm

seed′ plant`


n.
a seed-bearing plant; spermatophyte.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seed plant - plant that reproduces by means of seeds not sporesseed plant - plant that reproduces by means of seeds not spores
seedling - young plant or tree grown from a seed
balsam - any seed plant yielding balsam
gymnosperm - plants of the class Gymnospermae having seeds not enclosed in an ovary
angiosperm, flowering plant - plants having seeds in a closed ovary
tracheophyte, vascular plant - green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
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The Seed Processing and Storage Complex facility comprises of a multi-crop fully automatic high-tech seed plant, six seed stores and cold storage facility for long term storage of seed.
The Seed Processing and Storage Complex facility comprise of a multi-crop fully automatic high-tech seed plant, six seed stores and cold storage facility for long term storage of seed.
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During his visit to Seed Plant and Corn Research Institute Sahiwal, he said that farmers would now get good prices for their commodity as a little increase in potato prices would be seen in open market.
The flora of Taibai Mountain is extremely rich, including 1783 seed plant species (597 genera and 126 families), 325 bryophyte species (142 genera and 62 families), and 110 fern species (40 genera and 21 families) [61].
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In April, the co-operative shelved the possibility of starting an oil-crushing seed plant because it was not cost effective for the region.
InfoExpo Focus: Dairyland Seed Company is a recognized leader in its seed plant breeding programs, spending 15 percent of its annual revenues on research, about twice the industry average.
The invention also provides a transgenic seed plant, such as an angiosperm or gymnosperm, that contains a recombinant nucleic acid molecule of the invention.
Although male and female gametophytes are the less conspicuous components of an alternation of generations that defines each seed plant species, these organisms have defined ontogenies and are focal points for selection and the consequent evolutionary modification of development (Friedman 1993).