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Chapter 35 Notes Plant Structure and Growth
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Concept 35.1 Plants are made up of two main systems:  the  root system  and  shoot system Plants have three basic organs - roots - stems - leaves
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Concept 35.1 Root system - anchor plants in the soil - absorb minerals and water - store food Monocots have  fibrous roots : mat of thin  roots that spread out below the soil  surface
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Concept 35.1 Dicots have a  taproot : one large vertical  root that produces lateral branch roots Root hairs : increase surface area and  help absorption of water/minerals Adventitious roots : roots that are above  ground; extend from stem
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Concept 35.1 Shoot system Stem - an alternating system of  nodes  (place  where leaves are attached) and  internodes  (the stem between the  nodes) - auxiliary bud : structure that forms a  branch
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Concept 35.1 terminal bud : place of growth of a  young shoot apical dominance : growth focuses on  the terminal bud; inhibits the axillary bud
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Concept 35.1
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Concept 35.1 Leaves - main photosynthetic organ of plants - consist of a flattened  blade  and a  petiole  (stalk that join to the node of the  stem) - monocots have parallel veins in leaves - dicot leaves have a multibranched  network of veins
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 1510 taught by Professor --- during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State.

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APchapter35notes - Chapter35Notes Concept35.1 roots stems...

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