Assignment_2_2012_What_is_a_tree

Assignment_2_2012_What_is_a_tree - 1. What is a tree? 2....

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FOR 202 Spring 2012 Assignment #2 Tree anatomy and physiology Due: January 12. Please bring to class. Hopefully, some of this will be a review for some of you. (Think high school biology!) Places to start: http://extension.usu.edu/forestry/UtahForests/Trees_WhatIsATree.htm http://mff.dsisd.net/Environment/TreePhys.htm http://forestry.about.com/od/treephysiology/p/tree_water.htm http://forestry.about.com/library/tree/blpart_of_treea.htm http://www.ext.colostate.edu/PUBS/Garden/02926.html
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Unformatted text preview: 1. What is a tree? 2. Label 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. Label the parts of the stem or trunk of a tree and describe what do they do. 6. Define the following processes as related to trees: Absorption Transpiration Photosynthesis Respiration 7. How do trees grow? What influences tree growth? 8. Why do tree leaves change color in the fall?...
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