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The process by which a seed grows into a baby plant is called

A

Germination

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B

Vegetative Propagation

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C

Photosynthesis

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D

Reproduction

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Solution

The correct option is (A):

Explanation of the correct option:

  1. The process of development of new plant that originates from the embryo present in the seed is called germination.
  2. The plant shoot and root develops from the ​embryo as the dormant embryo from the seed develops into a new plant.

Explanation of the incorrect options:

Option (B):

  1. ​Asexual reproduction in which new plant develops from the vegetative part of the parent plant is called vegetative propagation.
  2. In this process, the new plant develops from the leaves, stem or roots.

Option (C):

  1. Reproduction is the process of production of new individuals from parent organisms.

Option (D):

  1. ​Photosynthesis is the process of production of food in the presence of chlorophyll which can trap the solar energy.
  2. The chlorophyll traps solar energy to convert carbon dioxide and water into food in the form of glucose.

Final Answer: The process by which a seed grows into a baby plant is called germination.


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