11-16-07 - • leaves o lead (components—blade and...

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BIO 311D 16/11/2007 09:59:00 Root system roots o taproots vs. fibrous roots o root functions—anchorage, absorption, storage o root tip structure:  rot cap, meristem, elongation zone, and maturation  zone o cross section at the zone of maturation: epidermis, root hair, cortex  (ground tissue), endodermis, steele o said something important here???  Something about reproducing or  something???? Shoot  system stems o stem functions—support for leaves, conduction o tissue: epidermis, codex, vascular bundles, pith o monocot versus dicot stem structure
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Unformatted text preview: • leaves o lead (components—blade and petiole) o functions: photosynthesis gas exchange water transport o Leaf structure epidermis—cuticle and stomata mesophyll—palisade and spongy vascular tissue—veins ← ← Plant growth • primary growth: growth produced by apical meristem. (soft tissue—elongation of shoots and roots) • secondary growth: growth produced by lateral meristems. (wood plants) o vascular cambium o cork cambium 16/11/2007 09:59:00 ← 16/11/2007 09:59:00 ←...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIO 311D taught by Professor Reichler during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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