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Plant Physiology Online: Study Questions http://4e.plantphys.net/article.php?ch=s&id=85[8/28/2009 8:37:18 AM] A Companion to Plant Physiology, Fourth Edition by Lincoln Taiz and Eduardo Zeiger Topics Essays Study Questions Readings Help Select Chapter: Search HOME :: CHAPTER 1 :: Study Questions Study Questions 1. Discuss several ways in which form has been dictated by function in the evolution of flowering plants. 2. Compare and contrast shoot and root morphology (external structure) and anatomy (internal structure). What functional differences are indicated by the different structures? 3. Compare and contrast the growing tips of shoots and roots and discuss how each is adapted to its function. 4. Compare and contrast the methods of branching in shoots and roots. 5. Describe the various cell types found in the three major tissue systems: dermal, ground, and vascular. How are these cell types adapted for their respective functions? 6. What are pits? Where and how do they occur? 7. Discuss the various types of biochemical modifications that allow biological membranes to perform the
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