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Unformatted text preview: ot tissue or vascular differentiation valuable because: kelp harvesting, no rules governing harvest, however
research shows that removal of top portion of kelp canopy forest destroys ecosystem
of organsism that live below--->destroy fishery; also considered algae Rhodophyta red seaweed (unicellular & multicellular)
Usually considered a member
of kingdom Plantae
Chlorophyll a & d/
accessory pigments = phicobilins produce distingusishing red color
Habitat: Seaweed/Source of agar/capsules/
washes up on beach Algae:
all phototrophic, all distinctive characteristics are morphology,motility, ect. Nucleus-->(Eukaryon = Greek: Karyon = ‘kernal’ or ‘nut’)
DNA with histone proteins/Diploid/Haploid
Gametes/Zygote--> new genetic combinations
cladophera chlamadymonas more like human model of reproduction diatoms every 30 generations sexual cycl euglena ?? ulva algae and creation of new indiv: algae with a filament
can create a new indic whenever it wants thru sexual cycle,
it can grow
asexually forever can be heterotroph or autotroph: no known sexual cycle
there must be a sexual cycle because it must have someway to exchange
genetic information or it would be dead and not exist right now nucleated with mitochondria; all hetertrophs...
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- Fall '14