Which structure in higher plants serves as a means to overcome a period of dormancy, stress and then helps in dispersal?

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Which structure in higher plants serves as a means to overcome a period of dormancy, stress and then helps in dispersal?
 
(a) Spores
 
(b) Petals
 
(c) Sepals
 
(d) Seed
 
This question was posed to me during an online exam.
 
I want to ask this question from Organisms and Populations in section Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 1 week ago

Right option is (d) Seed
 
For explanation: Seeds in higher plants serve as a means to tide over a period of stress and also helping in dispersal. A seed is an embryonic plant, a viable offspring that is enclosed in the protective outer covering.