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Plant Structure and Organization - 8 Plant Systems There are two major systems in the typical plant: Root System Growth toward gravity Generally below ground Consists of roots Shoot System Growth away from gravity along axis Generally above ground Consists of stems and leaves Flowers are modified shoot systems Roots, stems and leaves are the organs of plants, just as we have organs in
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Unformatted text preview: animals. We will spend considerable time looking at these structures in the next few weeks, once we learn the cells and tissues from which they are constructed. Leaves, stems and roots are organized into regions, and plant tissues are located in precise ways within these regions. This actually makes learning about plant structures pretty straightforward....
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course BIO 213 taught by Professor Makina during the Fall '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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