cotyledon

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embryonic leaf in seed-bearing plants

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Place the started seeds in open, moving air by a sunny window or under fluorescent lamps until seedlings have at least two pair of jagged, true leaves above the first rounded, cotyledonous leaves.
The present germplasm was produced by further crossing and selection among strongly cotyledonous genotypes and now develops 90% multicotyledons, of which 69% have three, 19% have four, and 1% have five or six cotyledons.