Plant Kingdom continued

Plant Kingdom continued - or down) Plant life span A....

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Plant Kingdom continued Flower – reproductive organ of flowering plants (not all plants have flowers) A. Two main functions 1. 2. Provide a place for fertilization 2.a.Pollination – transporting pollen (sperm) from the male to female parts 2.b. Fertilization – union of sperm with egg 2.c.Development of zygote that grows into a plant embryo Seeds Plants embryo and the food that forms around it Fruits A. Two main functions 1. 2. Help with seed dispersal B. Examples: tomatoes, okra, peaches, walnuts, cucumbers Plant tissues 1. Made of mostly dead cells 2. Cells stacked like drinking straws 3. Movement is up from roots to leaves B. Phloem – transports sugar throughout plant 1. Made of living cells 2. Movement is from where sugars are made to where sugars are needed (can be up
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Unformatted text preview: or down) Plant life span A. Annual lives, reproduces, and dies in one year/ growing season B. Biennial completes life cycle in 2 years C. Perennial lives, reproduces, and continues to grow from year to year Woody vs. herbaceous A. Woody plants trees, shrubs, vines B. Herbaceous do not produce wood (ex. fern, tomatoe, daisies) Asexual Reproduction A. Vegetative reproduction 1. Natural (aspens, bamboo) 2. Above & below ground; stems from new plants B. Artificial reproduction 1. Cutting piece of stem or leaf planted & grows new plant 2. Grafting inserting a piece of one plant in a slit of a second one 3. Growing tissue cultures grow an entire plant from small samples...
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course BSC BSC1005 taught by Professor Orlando,rebecca during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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