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Which of the following serves as a nutritive tissue for the growing embryo?

A. Ovule

B. Zygote

C. Ovary

D. Endosperm

Answer: Option D

Solution(By Examveda Team)

The endosperm is a tissue produced inside the seeds of most of the flowering plants following fertilization. It is triploid (meaning three chromosome sets per nucleus) in most species. It surrounds the embryo and provides nutrition in the form of starch, though it can also contain oils and protein.

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