Chapter_35 - Biology, 7e (Campbell) Chapter 35: Plant...

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(Campbell) Chapter 35: Plant Structure, Growth, and Development 1) You are studying a plant from the arid southwestern United States. Which of the following adaptations is least likely to have evolved in response to water shortages? A) closing the stomata during the hottest time of the day B) development of large leaf surfaces to absorb water C) formation of a fibrous root system spread over a large area D) mycorrhizae associated with the root system E) a thick waxy cuticle on the epidermis 2) Which part of a plant absorbs most of the water and minerals taken up from the soil? A) taproots B) fibrous root C) pneumatophore D) storage roots E) tuber 3) An evolutionary adaptation that increases exposure of a plant to light in a dense forest is A) closing of the stomata. B) lateral buds. C) apical dominance. D) absence of petioles. E) intercalary meristems. 4) A person working with plants may remove apical dominance by doing which of the following? A) pruning B) deep watering of the roots C) fertilizing D) transplanting E) feeding the plants nutrients 5) Land plants are composed of all the following tissue types except A) mesodermal. B) epidermal. C) meristematic. D) vascular. E) ground tissue. 6) Vascular plant tissue includes all of the following cell types except A) vessel elements. B) sieve cells. C) tracheids. D) companion cells. E) cambium cells. 7) Which functional plant cells lack a nucleus? A) xylem only
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