Pine Cone Fluids
Date: Around 1999
What is the function of the sticky fluid that is
produced on pine cones? How does the structure of seeds help plants reproduce?
Terpenes possibly for protection of the plant and its seeds
Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.
This liquid is designed to catch male pollen that is released in the spring
for most species. The structure of the seed should be looked up in an
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