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A monocot seed consists of embryo, one cotyledon and the endosperm. During the process of germination the embryo gets eaten up then endosperm and also the cotyledons are also used as the food. The embryo sends a primary root which then passes out through the seed coat down ward into the soil. It also pushes the primary leaves up through this coating; cotyledons are not seen above the ground in monocots.

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