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NEET - 2010

The scutellum observed in a grain of wheat or maize is comparable to which part of the seed in other monocotyledons?

(1) Cotyledon

(2) Endosperm

(3) Aleurone layer

(4) Plumule

(1) In wheat or maize (family-Poaceae), the scutellum is thought to be a modified cotyledon or seed leaf.

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