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Unformatted text preview: Very important in water uptake, drought resistance 3. Pollination required by many plants flowers evolved to attract pollinators! BSCI 106 Outline 9 Fall 2009 p. 2 Dr. Sara Via 4. Corals and Zooxanthellae Q: Why do coral need the zooxanthellae? Other marine invertebrates don’t use them Zooxanthellae (algae) - Fix carbon Coral - Acquire nitrogen Corals are victims of global warming: In warming water, zoothanthellae leave “Coral Bleaching”- corals die...
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- Fall '08
- Dr. Sara Via, infect plant roots