Signalling events regulating seed coat development.

  title={Signalling events regulating seed coat development.},
  author={Duarte D Figueiredo and Claudia K{\"o}hler},
  journal={Biochemical Society transactions},
  volume={42 2},
The evolution of seeds was a major reason for the rise of angiosperms to ecological dominance. Seeds of angiosperms are composed of three main structures: the embryo, which will give rise to the next generation; the endosperm, a nurturing tissue whose main function is to deliver nutrients from the mother plant to the embryo; and the seed coat (or testa), a tissue that is derived from the maternal integuments and which provides support and protection to the growing embryo. All three seed… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 11 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…