April 9 - April 9, 2007 Today – Flowering Plant...

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April 9, 2007 Today – Flowering Plant Structures Wednesday – whatever we don’t cover today, or no class if we get it all in Friday – Exam III – Ch. 22-27 and today’s material, same format Questions from movie: List 4 different pollinators used by flowering plants What’s the difference between pollination and fertilization? Evolutionarily, what is the importance of cross-pollination? What is the name of the interaction of pollination? Coevolution Flowering Plant Structures Flower Structure = 4 whorls Female floral parts: o Pistil – consisting of 2 carpels Stigma Style Ovary o Ovules – each producing one egg cell Male floral parts: o Stamen Anther Filament o Pollen grain – each will produce 2 sperm cells Other parts o Calyx – all of the sepals Sepal o Corolla – all of the petals Petal o Whorls are attached to the receptacle (from outside-in): Calyx Corolla Stamen Pistil Pollination – transfer of pollen from an anther to a stigma
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2008 for the course BIO 106 taught by Professor Sorenson during the Spring '07 term at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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