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seed pod

n
1. (Botany) a carpel or pistil enclosing the seeds of a plant, esp a flowering plant
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Celebrity couple Ariel Rivera and Gelli de Belen read 'Luntian, Ang Bungang May Pakpak,' which is about the exciting journey of a seed pod in becoming a giant tree.
Moreover, elevated temperatures accelerated seed dispersal by enhancing the expression of the INDEHISCENT gene, which is known to regulate the development of seed pod tissue and promote fruit opening.
2.--Regression of the # of mature seeds per pod and seed pod length
ABSTRACT: Activated carbon (AC1 - AC3) were successfully produced from Moringa oleifera seed pod by chemical activation method (ZnCl2 and H2SO4) at 600degC and 800degC in furnace supplied with nitrogen gas.
Best get rid of it before its prickly seed pod turns Codling moth caterpillars |bore their way into the fruit
straggler, strangler, a seed pod coils into a feathered dart
Specifically, we were interested in the following questions: (1) does the level of damage by Black Bears differ between male and female Black Cottonwood trees; (2) does the size of the Black Cottonwood tree affect the level of catkin and seed pod harvest by Black Bears; (3) what is the potential nutrient value of male and female Black Cottonwood catkins and of seed pods; and (4) what is the nutritional composition of Black Cottonwood catkins and seed pods compared to some other potential plant foods that are present in the area in spring, namely male catkins of Sitka Alder (Alnus viridis sinuata), which apparently are not eaten, and stem-bases of Northern Ground Cone (Boschniakia rossi), which are frequently eaten?
A seed pod is cast into each of the rods, so the pavilion's contents become its structure.
"My hope is that it causes someone to pay attention to a tiny seed pod or to the feeling of grass under ones feet, to pay attention to the small mundane things in one's life.
Beware before you go exploring that poison ivy is still alive and kicking in November and it has a white feathery puff ball type of seed pod very similar to Virginia creeper; make sure you can tell the difference!
During a recent family trip to Tenerife, I had come across a large empty seed pod, similar to a carob pod.
As they mature, the pods become woody and the outer green skin peels off, leaving the black seed pod. The seed is ripe once the pods are completely dry.