Significance of Seeds:
v The seed encloses and protects the embryo for next generation.
v It contains food for the development of embryo.
v It is a means for the dispersal of new individuals of the species.
v A seed is a means for perpetuation of the species. It may lie dormant during unfavorable conditions but germinates on getting suitable conditions.
v Seeds of various plants are used as food, both for animals and men.
v They are the basis of agriculture.
v Seeds are the products of sexual reproduction so they provide genetic variations and recombination in a plant.