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- Assertion: When dried seeds of pea are placed in a tin and water added up to their
. Assertion: When dried seeds of pea are placed in a tin and water added up to their
upper level and then a lid is putted lightly over it. Within an hour, the lid will be blown off.
Reason: Due to rapid cell division in pea seeds
Solution ||| Air dried seeds of pea on coming contact with water can develop an imbibitions pressure which mainly responsible for uptake of water. This leads chanhe in volume of each seed. Thus tightly putted lid over a tin containing seeds with water will be blown off.