Chapter 8 Outline and definitions

Chapter 8 Outline and definitions - I. Plant Biology...

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I. Flowers, fruits, and seeds a. Differences between dicots and monocots b. Structure of flowers c. Fruits i. Introduction ii. Fruit regions iii. Kinds of fruits 1. Fleshy fruits 2. Dry fruits a. Dry fruits that split at maturity  b. Dry fruits that don’t split at maturity 3. Aggregate fruits 4. Multiple fruits  d. Fruit and seed dispersal i. Dispersal by wind ii. Dispersal by animals iii. Dispersal by water iv. Other dispersal mechanisms and agents e. Seeds i. Structure ii. Germination iii. Longevity Definitions Annuals —a plant that completes its entire life cycle in a single growing season. Biennial —a plant that normally requires two seasons to complete its life cycle, the first  season’s growth being strictly vegetative. Perennial —a plant that continues to live indefinitely after flowering. Dicot -- Monocot -- Peduncle —the stalk of a solitary flower or the main stalk of an inflorescence. Pedicels —the individual stalk of a flower that is part of an inflorescence. Receptacle —the commonly expanded tip of peduncle or a pedicel to which the various  parts of a flower are attached. Sepal —a unit of calyx that frequently resembles a reduced leaf; function in the protection  of the unopened flower bud. Calyx
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course BIOL 1613 taught by Professor Stephenson during the Spring '08 term at Arkansas.

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