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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 dont 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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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2009 for the course BSCI 106 taught by Professor Porter during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.
- Fall '08