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Unformatted text preview: Water loss Diseases and pests Description Outer wall thickened Often have interesting and variable shapes May be non-living at maturity Cuticle (protective waxy layer) of cutin secreted on surface on above ground parts which helps prevent water loss, and protects the plant from potential pathogens like bacteria Some waxes are produced in quantities, and are used by humans commercially...
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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.
- Fall '09