Seeds and Seedlings

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The Young Scientist Investigates topic book on Seeds and Seedlings was published in 1981 and gives information, illustrated by full colour photographs and drawings, about where seeds come from and the variety of flowers which produce them. It describes the growth of new plants from seeds and the importance of seeds as food. The book is intended for children aged 8-11 to read and then to answer question and carry out investigations relating to seeds dispersal and germination.

Contents
Flowers
Pollination
Fruits and seeds
Dandelion flowers
Tree fruits and seeds
Seeds spread by animals
More about spreading seeds
Do you remember?
Things to do
Parts of a seed
Germination
Roots
Shoots
Food
Seeds everywhere
Cereals
Grasses
Planting seeds
Do you remember?
Things to do
Experiments to try
Glossary

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