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Why is the wind a better dispersal for spores than for seeds?

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Spores are lighter (make that less dense).

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Seeds are better then spores because they have a reproductive advantage over spores.


Spores are much smaller than seeds. Seeds can be seen but spores can be seen only under the microscope.


According to Biologists, spores are smaller and lighter than seeds. Spores can only be seen with the use of a machine.


because seeds can store food and nutrients when spores cant, so seeds have a better advantage of surviving in a dry environment.


Because seeds have better chances of survival in adverse environmental conditions than the spores


a seed contains a supply of food


Seeds do not require water for gamete fertilization; seeds provide protection of the embryo, and sperm is transferred by pollination, usually by animals rather than just depending upon the wind, s do spores.


The main difference between seeds and spores is that spores are not planted in the ground whereas seeds are planted in the ground. Spores fall off of the plants and they are a means of reproducing a plant just like the seeds. Although spores and seeds have similar functions, they have crucial differences. One main difference between seeds and spores is in the size. Spores are much smaller than the seeds. Seeds can easily be seen but spores can only be seen with the help of a microscope. Seeds are fertilized ovules enclosed in a protective coat called testa whereas spores fall off to create a plant somewhere else. Another major difference is that seeds are produced by flowering plants whereas spores are produced by non-flowering plants and fungi. Seeds are enclosed in the fruit of the tree or plant whereas spores are from the underside of the plant. Seeds contain nutrients that are stored in the embryo whereas spores do not store and contain any nutrients. Plants that produce the seeds are known as higher level organisms whereas lower level organisms such as fungus, ferns, mosses ,bacteria and etc. are known to produce spores. Another major difference between the seeds and spores is that seeds are comprised of many cells whereas spores have only a single cell and therefore they are called one celled organisms. Seeds do not need wet lands or excessive water to sprout but spores need swampy or marshy surfaces saturated with water to grow. Spores and seeds are both asexual reproductive structures but spores unlike seeds are produced by plants that have no seeds. Spores have an ability to develop into a new organism whereas it is the embryo in the seed that gives rise to a new plant. Some seeds are haploid or have a single set of chromosomes and some of them are diploid or have two sets of paired chromosomes. Spores are primitive in form and just like seeds are necessary for the ecosystem. Spores help their species to survive the same way as the seeds do but they are not that efficient. Spores can germinate whereas seeds give a head start to the next generations. Summary: 1. Seeds are an efficient way of reproduction whereas spores fall off of a plant to produce next generation organisms. 2. Seeds have an embryo enclosed in a protective coat. 3. Spores are singular organisms whereas seeds have multiple layers. 4. Unlike the spores, the seeds can survive in difficult and less friendly conditions. 5. Spores are too small to be seen by the naked eye.


It is a proven fact that plant seeds produce faster than plant spores.2. Spores are smaller than seeds so therefore they take a longer time to grow and develop -ANNONOMOUS


Fruits are better than cones for carrying seeds because animals are more likely to eat fruit then a cone. This spreads the seeds better.


No, fern is a noun. It is a type of vascular plant that reproduces by spores, rather than flowers and seeds.



The Light Is So Much Better For SUNflower seeds. (if you wanna grow then)


It starts with a seed or spores and slowly turns into maturity. It germinates later. Angiosperms are flowering seeds, so it is covered by a fruit such as apples. Gymnosperms are unprotected seeds,so there are less possibilities to reproduce than angiosperms. Gymnosperms are usually all spores and there are more gymnosperms than angiosperms because of the possibility of growing.


hyv seeds stands for "high yield variety" seeds.these seeds are of a better quality than that of normal quality seeds. the produce from these seeds is a bit more compared to the normal ones. These seeds are a better option of seeds in order to obtain a healthy and surplus crop


yes, that means they are more organic and real


Yes the spores are like seeds. They drop off of a fern and onto the ground and sooner or later they sprout and makes a new fern. Spores are not like seeds. They lack a seed coat, endosperm and preformed embryonic parts. In addition spores give rise to the gametophyte generation and seeds give rise to the sporophyte generation. Ferns and mosses do both reproduce by using spores BUT mosses have a reduced almost parasitic sporophyte generation which produces the spores. These spores will produces the gametophyte generation (the green leafy thing we see). The gametophyte produces the sex cells that fuse to make a zygote. This zygote then forms a new sporophyte. With ferns the sporophyte generation is more dominant than the gametophyte. The leafy structure we see is the sporophyte.


Non flowering plants are generaly much simpler than flowering plants. As they have no flowers, they have to reproduce from spores and not seeds.


Mushrooms don't have seeds, they have spores. You can order them online from sporeworks[dot]com. It is a little tougher than growing plants, search PF Tek on Youtube to see the process. Sterility is KEY.


The angiosperms are more successful than gymnosperms due to the diversity of their form and function. The diversity in the form of seeds and their dispersal mechanism have particularly made them omnipresent.


Grape seeds are sturdier than mango seeds, therefore grape seeds have better chances of growing into healthy plants. Mango seeds are very fragile and many won't grow at all.


It is better for you because wholemeal contains seeds and they contains fibre


Some people think that seeds are more "moral" to experiment with than small animals and insects.


Any of various vascular plants that reproduce by means of spores rather than by seeds, including the ferns and related plants, such as club mosses and horsetails.


It is dispersed through splitting. However, the seeds can go further than other splitting plants as it has wing-like structure which allow itself to be carried away by the wind. =)



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