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Bio Lab Wksht & HW Questions 66

Bio Lab Wksht & HW Questions 66 - How does a root...

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61 Examine the cross sections of the root that you prepared. Make a drawing in the space below and label the following structures: epidermis, vascular tissue (xylem and phloem), and ground tissue (parenchyma cells). Compare your root preparation with that of the prepared root cross section of Ranunculus . Bean root cross section Ranunculus root cross section What characteristics should an absorbing system have?
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Unformatted text preview: How does a root grow through the soil? Does it grow from the tip or from the base? Where would you expect to see lateral roots, near the growing tip of the root or behind the growing tip? Why would lateral roots not be found in both locations? How are the vascular systems of roots and shoots similar? In what manner are they different? (Hint: think about the organization of vascular tissues)...
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