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Introduction Why are plants interesting? Why are plants important to humans? Why is phylogeny important? How is plant diversity organized? Structure of plant cell 4.7 3 Cell types(characteristics, examples) 3 tissues, how they are manifested in different organs Structure of root, stem, and leaf Cell division and development: roots, stems, trees *** Monocots vs. Eudicots Basic plant body plan (nodes, internodes) Movement of water and nutrients Water potential Turgid vs. flaccid (plasmolysis) Movement of water:Apoplastic vs. symplastic Movement of water--transpiration Cohesion-tension theory Stomates: structure and function Sugars: sources and sinks Movement of sugars: how phloem works Nutrition Van Helmont's experiment: What are plants made of? *** *** Cation exchange *** Mycorrhizae *** Nitrogen-fixation: rhizobia
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