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Name: Stephanie
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Age: 18
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Date: 3/4/2004


Question:
How do you tell the difference between a female and male cone of a Picea Glauca-White spruce tree?


Replies:
The male cones produce the pollen to fertilize the ovules in the female cones. For more info and images of both types of cones:

http://botit.botany.wisc.edu/Resources/

http://science.northern.edu/biology/treetrail/22/22.html

Anthony Brach, Ph.D



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