Chapter 29 Learning Objectives

Chapter 29 Learning Objectives - Label the gametophyte and...

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Chapter Learning Objectives Chapter 29: Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonized Land Concept 29.1: Land plants evolved from green algae Describe four shared derived homologies that link charophyceans and land plants. Describe four characteristics that distinguish land plants from charophycean algae. Define and distinguish among the stages of the alternation of generations life cycle. Concept 29.2: Mosses and other nonvascular plants have life cycles dominated by gametophytes List and distinguish among the three phyla of bryophytes. Briefly describe the characteristics of each group. Distinguish between the phylum Bryophyta and the bryophytes. Explain why most bryophytes grow close to the ground. Diagram the life cycle of a bryophyte.
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Unformatted text preview: Label the gametophyte and sporophyte stages and the locations of gamete production, fertilization, and spore production. Concept 29.3: Ferns and other seedless vascular plants were the first plants to grow tall • Describe the three traits that characterize modern vascular plants. Explain how these characters have contributed to their success on land. • Distinguish between the homosporous and heterosporous condition. • Explain why seedless vascular plants are most commonly found in damp habitats. • Name the two clades of living seedless vascular plants. • Explain how vascular plants differ from bryophytes. • Diagram the life cycle of a fern....
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