spermatophyte

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spermatophyte

[spər′mad·ə‚fīt]
(botany)
Any one of the seed-bearing vascular plants.
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He says the seed-bearing programme came about in the 80s after North Korea abducted Japanese citizens from remote beaches and shipped them to Pyongyang.
At each site, I randomly collected 100 mature seeds from each of 75-100 seed-bearing C.
In Genesis God speaks highly of vegetarianism: "I have given you the seed-bearing plants throughout the earth and all the fruit trees for your food." In Deuteronomy God forbids the eating of animals designated as "unclean" such as crabs and pigs--meats that are now ranked high in saturated fat.
He must put only the seed-bearing part of the plant through the combine rather than the whole plant as done in the past.
If we're going to play Bible roulette, we might just as well choose another verse: "See, I give you every seed-bearing plant all over the earth and every tree that has seed-bearing fruit on it to be your food" (Gen.
Chapters cover "The Floodplain Weed Theory of Plant Domestication in Eastern North America", "The Independent Domestication of Indigenous Seed-Bearing Plants in Eastern North America", "Hopewellian Farmers of Eastern North America", and much more.
Jatropha is a seed-bearing shrub that is incredibly hardy, drought-resistant and will grow readily on marginal or degraded land of little use for other crops.
This field is a crop of seed-bearing plants that are being grown specifically for seed production
This is the seed-bearing ovary of the tomato plant--botanically, this is a fruit!
But the trees' seed-bearing cones were destroyed when the fire roared through the canopy.
Among the selected projects are two from Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, Ind., which plan to investigate the origins of a particular destructive crop fungus, Mycosphaerella graminicola, known to cause an annual loss of 50% of the worldwide wheat crop, and the evolutionary track of the Selaginella moellendorffi--a plant known to be the ancestor of all today's seed-bearing flora.
Trim back thin, straggly plants to remove all seed-bearing growth and feed baskets weekly with a balanced liquid fertiliser.