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Post fertilisation the integuments in the ovule gets tranformed into ___.

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Seed
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Fruit wall
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Seed coat
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Cotyledons
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Solution

The correct option is C Seed coat
Ovule consists of the nucellus, embryo sac and integuments. After fertilization the ovule becomes the seed. In some seeds remnants of nucellus are persistent, which is called as perisperm. Integuments of the ovule harden as tough protective seed coats.

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