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How many Carpels does a tomato have?

Carpel is the female reproductive part of stigma, style and ovary. In tomato there are 2 carpels, meaning 2 ovaries, and each ovary consists of 1 ovule. Each ovule inside contains an egg that fuses with 1 male gamete to form zygote. Zygote divides into embryos and embryos further divides into seeds.

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Also, how many Carpels does an apple have?


One may also ask, is a tomato a drupe? Fleshy fruits include the berry, drupe, pome, pepo, and hesperidium. Grapes and tomatoes are classified as berries because the ovary wall of the carpel becomes almost completely fleshy at maturity. The seeds of all berries, are embedded in the fleshy tissue of the carpel.

Subsequently, one may also ask, how many ovules does a tomato have?

OVARIES & OVULES That is what has been done at the left, with the tiny ovary inside a tomato flower. Our Standard Blossom's super-average ovary has five cells but you can see that this tomato-flower's ovary just has three.

How many Carpels does a cucumber have?

The gynoecium consists of a single compound pistil of 2-5 carpels, generally with one style and as many style branches or major stigma lobes as carpels, and an inferior ovary with one locule and usually numerous ovules on 2-5 parietal placentae or 3 locules with numerous ovules on axile placentae.

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