Much work has been done on the structure of the seed coats of different orders of plants. The objects of studying the seed coats of plants microscopically are two-fold. First to help detect adulterated foods, etc., and in this respect the study has been of very great value. Second, to aid in the distinction and separation of species.
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"Structure of the Seed Coats of Polygonaceae,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 2(1), 128-135.
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