Structure and Growth - Plants: Structure and Growth Plants:...

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1 Plants: Structure and Growth Plants: Structure and Growth of of Flowering Plants Outline Outline 1. Key Concepts 2. Tissue Types 3. Root Systems 4. Shoot Systems 5. Plant Growth 6. Key Terms 7. Conclusions Key Concepts: Key Concepts: 1. There are three major categories of tissue systems in these plants: ground, vascular, and dermal 2. A plant can be divided into two parts: root & shoot (Plants have three basic organs: roots, stems, and leaves) 3. Plants grow by way of mitotic cell divisions 4. Each growing season, shoots and roots lengthen and thicken
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2 A Plant A Plant Tissue Types Tissue Types 1. Dermal tissue: A. Simple epidermis (a. barrier b. reduce H 2 O loss) B. Specialized epidermal cells guard cells in pairs, stoma (pl. stomata) for gas exchange and H 2 O vapor out C. Root hairs – absorption of H 2 O D. Cuticle 2. Ground tissue: leaves – photosynthesis other plant part –store water, structural support, and store sugars in the form of starch 3. Vascular tissue: A. Xylem (Vessels and Tracheids) :
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