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Explain the function of each of the following:

(a) Coleorhiza

(b) Umbilical cord

(c) Germ pores



(a) Coleorhiza: It protects the radical of monocot embryo.

(b) Umbilical cord: Transports nutrients and respiratory gases and metabolic waste 

from mother to foetus.

(c) Germ pores: The outer wall of a spore or pollen grain through which the germ tube 

or pollen tube makes its exit on germination are called germ pores.