What is carpel? Write the function of its various parts.
Carpel is the female reproductive organ of the plant.
The various parts of carpel and their functions are:
- Stigma - Receiving the pollen grains from the anther of stamen.
- Style - Tube which connects stigma to the ovary to help in transport of pollen to the ovary.
- Ovary - It protects the zygotes and developing seeds.