By Ramin Yadegari, Robert B. Goldberg (auth.), Brian A. Larkins, Indra K. Vasil (eds.)
The beginnings of human civili zation could be traced again to the time , ne- ly 12 ,000 years in the past , while th e early people progressively ch anged from a lifetime of searching and accumulating foodstuff , to generating nutrients. This starting of pri- tive agriculture ensured a accountable offer of nutrients , and fostered the residing jointly of individuals in teams and the improvement of s o c i e ty. in the course of th is time, plant s e e ds have been famous a s a helpful s o ur c e of nutrition and food , and started for use for transforming into crops for meals. Ever s i n c e , plant seeds have performed an incredible function within the improvement of the human civilization . Even at the present time, s e e ds of some crop s p e c i e s , s uc h because the cereals and legume s, are the first s o u r c e of such a lot human nutrients , and the main commodity in foreign agriculture. due to their nice value as nutrients for human s and in overseas exchange , seeds were a favourite item of s t u d y by way of developmental biologists and physiologi sts , nutritionist s and chem i sts . A wealth of invaluable details i s to be had on th e biology of seed s .