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Plant reproduction 7 years 5 months ago #1

  • Jamesbond
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Why do filaments lengthen?
This is a section B question.....Can somebody help me to answer it?
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Plant reproduction 7 years 5 months ago #2

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So that the pollen grains can be easily
brushed away by the wind for pollination to happen at a faster rate
and also for the anthers carrying the pollens to reach the stigma easily so that
the chances for the ovules to be fertilized will be higher.
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Plant reproduction 7 years 5 months ago #3

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Filaments exist to carry nutrients to the anther, where pollen develops. After the flower opens, the lengthening filaments facilitate access to the anthers and pollinating agents like bees.

Read more: www.ehow.com/facts_5009192_definition-fl...t.html#ixzz2b0kVbSiI
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Plant reproduction 7 years 5 months ago #4

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Thank you Fibonacci.
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