Plant Physiology Online: Study Questionshttp://4e.plantphys.net/article.php?ch=s&id=85[8/28/2009 8:37:18 AM]A Companion to Plant Physiology, Fourth Editionby Lincoln Taiz and Eduardo ZeigerTopicsEssaysStudy QuestionsReadingsHelpSelect Chapter:Search HOME :: CHAPTER 1 :: Study QuestionsStudy Questions1. 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. Howare 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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