Chapter 21-Diversity of Plants

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/27/11 Chapter 21: Diversity of Plants Note: Refer to your quick note sheet to help you out with this chapter. 5/27/11 Why do we need plants? Oxygen Food for animals Reduce Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere Fuel source (ex: ethanol, biodiesel, algae) Shelter 5/27/11 Here are some interesting plants 5/27/11 Plant inspired movies 5/27/11 How did plants adapt to land? 1. Formation of Cuticle 2. Formation of spores or seeds 3. Formation of vascular tissue 4. Alternation of generations 5/27/11 1. Cuticle Formation This is a waxy covering on plants made of cellulose. This help prevent dessication 5/27/11 2. Spores and Seeds Spores- haploid reproductive structures. These are very small, but will develop into new plants if they land in and ideal environment Seeds- diploid 5/27/11 3. Vascular Tissue A b i l i t y t o t r a n s p o r t w a t e r a n d f o o d . I t s t a r t e d s im p le w i t h p la n t s o n ly a b s o...
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2011 for the course BIO 112 taught by Professor Kirkpatrick during the Spring '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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