Botany Chapter 6

Botany Chapter 6 - Chapter 6: Stems Stem functions...

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1 Chapter 6: Stems Stem functions ± ± Transport of water, minerals & organic compounds ± ± Storage ± Stems ± ± Has vascular tissue ± Often produces ± ± Flowers ± ± Buds ± May be above ground or below ground ± Herbaceous or woody
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2 External Form of A Woody Twig ± Woody twig consists of an axis with attached leaves. ± ± Alternately or Oppositely ± Leaves attached at a node . ± . ± Leaf has a flattened blade and is usually attached to the twig by a petiole. External Form of A Woody Twig ± ± Angle between a petiole and the stem. ± Axillary Bud located in axil. ± Terminal Bud often found at twig tip. ± ± Paired appendages at the base of a leaf. Often remain throughout leaf life span. ± Deciduous trees and shrubs have dormant axillary buds with leaf scars left after leaves fall. ± Bundle scars mark food and water conducting tissue ± Interruptions in the periderm ± ± May be in roots and fruits
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3 Origin and Development of Stems ± ± dormant before the beginning of the growing season. ± Protected by bud scales and by
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