Study Guide 1A 2009

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page 1 of 4 Midterm 1 Lecture and Lab Exams on October 20 cover course topics through phloem. INTRODUCTION AND GENERAL PLANT CELL FEATURES Supplemental Reading in Beck: Chapters 2, 3, and 4 1. In your own words, write a concise statement defining the study of plant anatomy. 2. Define "vascular plant" and list examples of major extant vascular plant groups. 3. Define "seed plant" and list examples of major extant seed plant groups. 4. List the three vegetative organs of the plant body. 5. Compare and contrast the terms basipetal and acropetal. 6. List the three primary meristematic tissues and the mature tissues they produce and be able to indicate their relative positions in young shoots and roots. Relate primary tissue systems to primary tissues (ex. dermal tissue system versus epidermis). 7. Name at least three places within a plant where meristematic cells are located. 8. Name and describe the correct use of the stains we use in lab, including an all-purpose histochemical stain and specific stains for identifying lignin, starch, lipids, and callose. 9. Describe the basic structure and function of the following organelles and cell structures. Indicate which are readily visible at the light microscope level. a. Plasma membrane b. Vacuole c. Tonoplast d. Golgi apparatus e. Endoplasmic reticulum f. Ribosome g. Plastid (proplastid, chloroplast, chromoplast, leucoplast, amyloplast, elaioplast) h. Mitochondrium i. Nucleus j. Nucleolus k. Ergastic substances •Starch grains •Tannins •Crystals calcium oxalate crystal types cystolith (and lithocyst) calcium carbonate crystal types 10. Define and discuss the following cell structures. a.
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