BIOL1401 Chapter 11 Pt. 1

BIOL1401 Chapter 11 Pt. 1 - Chapter 11 Growth Introduction...

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Chapter 11 Growth
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Introduction Growth  - Irreversible increase in mass due to division and  enlargement of cells Determinate growth  - Plant grows, stops growing and dies in one  season. Indeterminate growth  - Plant or parts of plant grow and continue  to be active for several to many years. Differentiation  - Cells develop different forms adapted to  specific functions. Development  - Coordination of growth and differentiation of  a single cell into tissues and organs
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Nutrients, Vitamins, and Hormones Nutrients  - Substances that furnish elements and energy to  produce organic molecules Obtained from air and soil Vitamins  - Organic molecules of varied structure that participate  in catalyzed reactions, mostly by functioning as electron acceptor  or donor Synthesized in cell membranes and cytoplasm Required in small amounts for normal growth and development
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Nutrients, Vitamins, and Hormones Hormones  - Production dictated by genes. Mostly produced in actively growing regions
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