KeyConcepts_Plants

KeyConcepts_Plants - KEY CONCEPTS: BIO 20B PLANT STRUCTURE,...

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Introduction Why are plants interesting? Why are plants important to humans? Why is phylogeny important? How is plant diversity organized? 5 Cell types(characteristics, examples) 3 tissues, how they are manifested in different organs Plant structure and function Structure of root, stem, and leaf How plants grow: roots, stems, trees Genetic vs. environmental control over traits Mullein invasion and the role of adaptation Movement of water and nutrients Water potential Turgid vs. flaccid Movement of water--short distances Movement of water--transpiration Stomates: structure and function Sugars: sources and sinks Movement of sugars: how phloem works Nutrition Macronutrients Micronutrients Interactions between soil and ions Root uptake of ions Root exclusion of toxins
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course BIO 20b taught by Professor Dunkin&parker during the Winter '08 term at UCSC.

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