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Study%20questions.Lec.7 - BIS2B, Fall 2009. STUDY QUESTIONS...

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BIS2B, Fall 2009. STUDY QUESTIONS Lecture 7 1. Water enters vascular plants ___________________________________________. 2. Water is lost by vascular plants during gas exchange through ___________________. 3. Is water loss by vascular plants during gas exchange part of the photosynthetic equation?_______. 4. Can water loss during gas exchange be said to be an adaptation that aids the plant’s fitness?___. 5. List the gasses and their movement during gas exchange of vascular plants ___________________________________________________________________________. 6. Did you use the term “stomates” in your answer to question?______________________ 7. Is nutrient uptake by vascular plants active, involving adaptations and energy expenditure, or is it passive?___________________________ 8. What abiotic substance is intimately involved with cation nutrient uptake of vascular plants? ______________________________. 9. Name the common disassociation of water producing protons that is so important to cation exchange in the plant rhizosphere __________________________________. 10. Write the chemical formula for the answer in question 9. 11. Explain cation exchange in plant nutrition to the degree of detail that we treated in class. Include the elements involved and their pertinent ionic charges. Begin with the phrase “ In the rhizosphere. .. ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________
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12. Is nitrogen nutrition of plants involved in the cation exchange that you described in question 11? 13. Tell about nitrate nutrition of vascular plants to the degree of detail that we covered in class: where does it occur (up in the branches, in he flowers)? Where does the N come from? What is the chemical formula for the nitrate ion? What sort of organisms aid and abet nitrate
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2010 for the course BIS 2B taught by Professor Strong during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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