Introduction to Plants

Introduction to Plants - Introduction to Plants: Evolution,...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–10. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Introduction to Plants: Evolution, Characteristics and Life Cycle BIOL 1407
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
What are Plants? Photo Credit: Doyle Cross, El Yunque, Puerto Rico
Background image of page 2
Plants Multicellular Eukaryotes Autotrophs Oxygenic photosynthesis Adapted to life on land Photo Credit: Doyle Cross, El Yunque, Puerto Rico
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Life on Land: Advantages Plenty of light for photosynthesis • Plenty of CO 2 for photosynthesis Space (at first) No predators (at first) Photo Credit: Mike Sykes, BIOL 1407 2004
Background image of page 4
Life on Land: Challenges Water availability Dehydration Support Location of nutrients Soil Atmosphere Light High UV levels Photo Credit: UNK, Vieques Field Trip 2008
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Plant Adaptations Embryophytes Protect embryos on parent body Surrounded by protective tissue
Background image of page 6
Plant Adaptations Gametangia Multicellular organs Produce gametes Two types: Archegonia eggs Antheridia sperm
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Plant Adaptations Sporangia Multicellular organs Produce spores
Background image of page 8
Plant Adaptations Apical Meristems Growing points Located at tips of plant structures
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 10
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 24

Introduction to Plants - Introduction to Plants: Evolution,...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 10. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online