1130 - Lecture 8 1 Roots a Ectomycorrhizal fungi mutualistic relationship with roots of plant root gets protection fungae get nutrients b

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November 30, 2011 Lecture 8 1. Roots a) Ectomycorrhizal fungi mutualistic relationship with roots of plant root gets protection, fungae get nutrients b) arubscular mycorrhizal fungi hyphae penetrate root as well as root cells c) bacterial nodules form from Rhizobium , and aid in fixing nitrogenous minerals for the plant popular in the legume family d) pneumatophores: common in swamps in Florida “snorkels” of the invertebrate world goes from base of organism's root, and grows above the water level allows air to get to the plant when area is covered in water 2. Stems a) organ above ground that prouces leaves and lateral branches b) lateral branches are always found above area where leaf is, buds are above c) Tubers: underground portions of stems which have become thickened with tissue that stores starch useful for seed-producing plants d) Rhizomes e) Prickles 3. Leaves: adaptations to dry environments a) reduced or modified leaves b) thick cuticle c) crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM)
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course EEMB 3 taught by Professor Carlson during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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1130 - Lecture 8 1 Roots a Ectomycorrhizal fungi mutualistic relationship with roots of plant root gets protection fungae get nutrients b

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