Ch. 30 study guide - Why has the gametophyte generation not...

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STUDY GUIDE Campbell 7th and 8th editions BIO 311D CHINNERY CHAPTER 30 Important figures 7th edition: 30.2, 30.6, 30.7, 30.9, 30.10, 30.12, 30.13 Important figures 8 th edition: 30.2, 30.3, 30.6, 30.7, 30.10, 30.13 Important terms: seed, pollen, pollination, gymnosperm, conifer, ovule, fruit, endosperm. Knowledge goals: What are the three main advantages of seed plants that contributed to their success as land plants? What is the evolutionary advantage of reproducing using a seed? What good is reduction of the gametophyte?
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Unformatted text preview: Why has the gametophyte generation not been completely eliminated from the plant life cycle? What is pollen? What is the evolutionary advantage of reproducing using pollen? Be able to draw, diagram, and understand the gymnosperm and angiosperm life cycles (what we covered in class). What is a fruit? Be able to say if something edible is a fruit or not. What is the endosperm and why is it unique? Why did flowers and fruits evolve; that is, what is their purpose and how it is helpful to the plants?...
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