11 Plants Intro - Which ones can do photosynthesis?...

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SI Leader: Anita Vijapura Spring 2010 BSC2011 02/11/2010 Plants Introduction Land Plants Type Size Vascular Roots Stems Leaves Bryophytes Mosses, Liverworts Short, under one meter No No No No Lycophytes Club mosses Low growing or hang from trees Yes True True Small with a single unbranched vein Pteridophytes Ferns Tree-sized Yes Most True Most Flowering Seeds Type Gymnosperms No; “naked seeds” Produce in cones Trees, conifers (true root, stem, leaves) Angiosperms Yes Produces in fruits Woody trees and shrubs Plant Characteristics 1. contain chlorophyll for absorbing light for photosynthesis 2. adapted for life on land and have a multicellular embryo (embryophytes) 3. composed of many cells 4. have cell walls containing cellulose What are the 3 Domains of Life? 1
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SI Leader: Anita Vijapura Spring 2010 BSC2011 02/11/2010 1) Bacteria 2) Archae 3) Eukarya Which ones contain prokaryotes? Bacteria and Archaea
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Unformatted text preview: Which ones can do photosynthesis? Bacteria and Eukarya Plant Cells vs Animal Cells Plant cells have additional specialized structures: 1) Cell Wall a. Function: rigid structure outside of cell membrane (made of cellulose) that gives cell a defined shape and helps support individual parts of plant 2) Chloroplast a. Function: organelle allow plants to harvest energy from sunlight to manufacture glucose and other carbs that they store for later use. Photosynthetic Organisms What is the photosynthetic pigment they use? Chlorophyll A What important gas do they produce? O2 Name 3 example organisms: 1) Cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) a. Domain: Bacteria 2) Algae a. Domain: Eukarya 3) Lichens: Fungi + Algae (symbiotic relationship) 2...
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