L4_key_1106S19.docx - BIOL 1106 Classwork Spring 2019 Lesson 4 Plant Nutrition and Defense(20 pts KEY This graded assignment is subject to the Virginia

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BIOL 1106 Classwork Spring 2019 Lesson 4: Plant Nutrition and Defense (20 pts) - KEY This graded assignment is subject to the Virginia Tech Honor Code. Sharing or posting any content from this assignment, or using such shared or posted assignment content to answer assignment questions, is a violation of the Virginia Tech Honor Code. Names and emails: 1. 2. 3. Lesson Objectives: 2. Describe the nutritional requirements of plants and how plants extract these nutrients from the soil. 3. Explain how carnivorous adaptations, parasitism, and mutualism can improve nutrient acquisition. 5. Describe mutualistic interactions between plants and animals that provide defense for plants. 7. Distinguish between wound response and pathogen response and the signals involved in each. S1. Apply scientific reasoning to biological problems S3. Interpret and draw conclusions from scientific data S5. Utilize common bioinformatics tools and databases Part I: Special Nutritional Strategies Table (6 pts; 0.5 pts per cell) Complete the table. Plant Nutritional Strategy Primary nutrient or nutrient category obtained by plant. Is this strategy common or rare among plant species? Example plants Symbiosis with Rhizobium bacteria 1. Nitrogen 2. Rare 3. Legumes Symbiosis with Mycorrhizal fungi 4. Phosphate and some micronutrients 5. Common 6. Most plants 7. Carnivory (carnivorous 8. Nitrogen 9. rare Pitcher plants, sundews, etc 10. Parasitism 11. All or many nutreints, even carbs 12. Rare Indian pipe dodder 14. (1 pt) The biosphere of Earth as we know it depends on the existence of a few species of nitrogen-fixing prokaryotes. What do you think might happen if all of them became extinct? Defend your answer. Reasonable answer may vary, but the justification must be logical. For example, because nitrogen fixation is needed for plants to build proteins, plant life might slowly die off, followed by animals. Or This graded assignment is subject to the Virginia Tech Honor Code. Sharing or posting any content from this assignment, or using such shared or posted assignment content to answer assignment questions, is a violation of the Virginia Tech Honor Code. 1
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