24 Plant Structure Questions

24 Plant Structure Questions - Biol 104, Dr. Espinoza, S10...

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Biol 104, Dr. Espinoza, S10 Study Sheet for Chapter 24 Structure & Organization of Plants Modified with permission from Dr. Denny Smith Some of this information will be found in your readings, some in your lecture notes. 1. What are the two major categories (types) of plant organs? 2. What are the functions of the main organs of plants, roots, shoots (stems), and leaves? 3. What are the three primary root parts (not tissues)? 4. What are the main parts of the stems? 5. What are the two main types of leaves in terms of when and how they are shed? What are the four basic parts of the leaf? 6. From Figure 24.3 on page 436 of the textbook, identify five differences between monocots and eudicots. 7. Explain the difference in leaf venation type between monocots and dicots. Be able to recognize them either in pictures or words. 8. Distinguish between apical and lateral meristems, and between primary growth and secondary growth. 9. What are the three primary meristems of plants produced by the apical meristem, and what plant
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