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If you squeeze an orange seed, you might observe many embryos of different sizes. How is it possible to have so many embryos in a seed? Explain.

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When we squeeze an orange seed we are able to see many embryos of different sizes. This is because of polyembyony.
Polyembryony is seen when two or more embryos, develop from a single fertilized egg. It is the development of more than one embryo from a single egg or ovule.


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