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Plants Winter 2009 - Reproductive Structures(Stamen x Pollination Any Process That Transfers Pollen To The “ Female ” Reproductive

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Plants Roots x Roots : Specialized Structures Below The Area The Plant is Growing. x Absorb Water, Nutrients, Anchor Plant. x Two Types : x Tap Roots : Has One Central Primary Root (Thick, Deep Root) Usually With Few Lateral Roots. (Like a Carrot). x Fibrous Roots : Only Lateral Roots. x Spread far Laterally - Not Deep. x All Roots About The Same Size. Shoots x Shoots : Everything Above the Area The Plant is Growing. x Consists of Stem, Branches, Flowers, x Functions Include : ++ Reproduction. ++ Photosynthesis. ++ Spread of the Plant. ++ Distribution. Surface to Volume Ratio Calculated by Dividing The Surface Area by The Volume of The Structure. 3 Examples : 1). Piece of Paper 2). Computer Disk 3). Disk Carrier S-V Ratio : Pollination x Many Plants have Both Male & Female Reproductive Structures. x On Different Plant Parts / Different Flower Parts. x Pollen : ( Male Reproductive Cells) : Produced on Male
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Unformatted text preview: Reproductive Structures (Stamen). x Pollination : Any Process That Transfers Pollen To The “ Female ” Reproductive Structure (Pistil). x Pollination Usually Accomplished by : Insects, Bats, Wind, Water Currents, Etc ! Both Male & Female Seeds / Kernels F L O W E R S Plant Life Cycles 1) Annuals : 3 Types : Example : 2) Biennials : Example : 3) Perennials : Example : You Know ! Toxicodendron Toxicodendron : Genus that contains, x Uroshiol : (You Rho SHEE ol) x Oil in The Plant Tissues ! Uroshiol : Oil is Water Soluable, Stable, Sticky. x Oil Causes An Itchy Rash (in Some) ! Don’t Always Believe What Mom Says Mom Says : Eeeeehuueee - Don’t touch me -I don’t want it ! Mom Says : Don’t Scratch it - You will spread it & make it worse ! Mom Says : Don’t Touch the Leaves -Pick it up by the stem / vine only ! Rx : My Favorite Medical Case !...
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2010 for the course BIOLOGY 100 taught by Professor Chordas during the Spring '09 term at Ohio State.

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Plants Winter 2009 - Reproductive Structures(Stamen x Pollination Any Process That Transfers Pollen To The “ Female ” Reproductive

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