Biology-Ch.30 Response

Biology-Ch.30 Response - retaining water Another feature of...

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Ch.30 Response Chapter 30: Compare a seed plant with an alga in terms of adaptation for life on land versus life in the water. Life on land requires many adaptations for survival. The main concern when moving from water to land is water retention. The adaptation which counters this problem is the cuticle, the waxy coating of the epidermis. The cuticle is a necessary characteristic for
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Unformatted text preview: retaining water. Another feature of the land plant is the stomata. Stomata are a feature of the leaf which is used in oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange. Land plants must also have a way to move water and nutrients up and down the whole organism. A vascular system composed of tissue called xylem and phloem is the adaptation which enables plants to do this....
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIOL 152 taught by Professor Schnurr/vawter during the Spring '08 term at Wells.

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