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Synonyms for spermatophyte

plant that reproduces by means of seeds not spores

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These practices destroy undesirable vegetation prior to planting sprout- and seed-bearing plants such as grain sorghum, Egyptian wheat, and round-top millet--all delicacies to the quail palate.
If you save seeds, allow seed-bearing plants to stand in the garden until they begin to dry.
In Genesis, God speaks highly of vegetarianism: "I have given you the seed-bearing plants throughout the earth and all the fruit trees for your food.
Among the 5,100 species represented are virtually all of Britain's 1,400 native seed-bearing plants, the most complete such collection of any country's flora.
Other seed-bearing plants with more ancient lineages, such as pines and ginkgoes, don't generate these chemicals.
Most likely, the unusual qualities in some of the Bt-Coker strains are due to the process of tissue-culturing the genetically engineered cells into seed-bearing plants.
At least five varieties of seed-bearing plants, such as easily cultivated sunflowers and gourds, were grown at the site, according to the new study.
Some researchers have favored so-called intrinsic explanations, which link evolutionary bursts to genetic or biochemical innovations such as the origin of seed-bearing plants.