Plants5 - grafted Tracheophyte A terrestrial plant with a...

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Plants: Essential Processes Terms Runner - Slender horizontal stem that can give rise, via specialized nodes, to new plants. Scale Leaf - Very small structure on the surface of a tuber that contains a bud from which a new plant can arise. Scion - Twig or bud that is grafted onto a plant with roots (called the stock) and develops into a new shoot system. Self-pollination - The process by which the male gametes of a plant fertilize the eggs of the same plant. Sporangium - The part of a plant where spores are produced. Spore - Haploid cell from which a gametophyte is produced. Sporophyte - A diploid plant or plant structure that produces haploid spores through meiosis. Stigma - The top part of the pistil, where pollen grains are received. Stock - Plant with a root system onto which a twig or bud from another plant (called a scion) is
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Unformatted text preview: grafted. Tracheophyte - A terrestrial plant with a vascular system. Triploid - Having three sets of chromosomes. Tuber - Fleshy underground storage structure, composed of an enlarged portion of the stem, that has on its surface buds capable of producing new plants. Vascular System - Mechanism of internal water and nutrient transport, characteristic of tracheophytes; made up of the vascular tissues xylem and phloem. Vascular Tissue - A conductive component (either xylem or phloem) of the system that transports food and nutrients throughout the plant body. Vegetative Propagation - A form of asexual reproduction in which plants produce genetically identical offshoots (clones) of themselves, which then develop into independent plants. Zygote - The diploid product of fertilization that develops into an embryo....
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course BIOLOGY BSC1005 taught by Professor Rodriguez during the Winter '09 term at Broward College.

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