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FOR 202 Fall 2012 Exam 1 Review 1. What is a tree? 2. What are the parts of a tree? 3. What are the different kinds of roots and what do they do? 4. What are mychorrizae and why are they important to trees? 5. Why is Michigan State University concerned about cars parking near trees during home football Saturdays? 6. What are the parts (tissues) of the stem or trunk of a tree and what do they do? 7. Explain the following as related to trees: Absorption Transpiration Photosynthesis Respiration 8. What influences tree growth? 9. What is the primary determinant of the timing for leaves changing color in the fall? 10. Be able to use the simple key used in class to identify a tree. 11. What are the abiotic components of a forest ecosystem? 12. What are the biotic elements of a forest ecosystem?
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13. Be able to identify the four overstory crown classes. 14. Explain the 3 types of nutrient cycling in a forest ecosystem using examples. 15. What is shade tolerance as related to forest trees?
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course FOR 202 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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