Chapter 6 worksheet
Pgs 141-144 (stop at Thermoperiod & DIF)
Explain how temperature and rainfall affect global plant distribution.
Temperature- most grow in the temperature range of 32-122F and respond best to 5085F. In most crops, you can increase the
Chapter 4 outcomes
Pages 65-67 stopping at Genetic terminology + web research
Explain plant genotype and phenotype and their importance.
A genotype is the set genes that give us certain traits and the phenotype is the physical
characteristics of that tra
Due Wed 8/26
1. Describe at least 3 different environments/ecosystems you are part of. Include one example of
how you positively and negatively impact each environment/ecosystem.
We strongly impact forests because we cut down many trees for paper and wood
- Flowers purpose: they aid in reproduction
- petals (also bracts)
- Pistil (stigma, style, ovary) female parts
- Stamen (anther, filament) male parts
Cotton- woody shrub treated like an annual. Cotton bolls are th
Chapter 5 outcomes
Explain light quality and light quantity.
Light quality- perceived by the human eye as color and has a specific range of wavelengths
Light quantity- either the amount of light given off by a light source (lamp or sun) or t
Chapter 3 outcomes
Flowers (Sept 21)
Discuss, identify and draw the following floral parts:
Sepals, petals, pistil and stamen
Explain nectaries and their function
- At the base of the petals and secrete a sweet liquid, nectar. The nectaries attracts polli
Sept 2 Daily Outcomes (Chapter 3)
Give five examples of how plants and people are similar.
- Both need water
- Both are living organisms
- Their vascular systems are like our veins
- Both die at some point, while some live longer than others
- Both have f
Mondays 5-6 in room 2-10: plant science study session
Environment- a condition or a place where a thing or an object lives or operates.
Room would be an environment because it has differences from the hallway outside
Ecosystem- is a biological inte
For Aug 31 Chapter 2 *skip Plant Keys section (pg. 17) *
Explain why its important to have a scientific system for naming plants. Whats the major issue
with communication when common names are used? Who gets credit for the system we use?
What language is
Chapter 1 Outcomes
* You may not be able to answer them all from the readings, but give it a try*
What is horticulture? How does it differ from agronomy?
Horticulture is the cultivation of garden plants. The difference from agronomy is that
Vegetables Tomatoes and Potatoes
1. A vegetable is any edible part of a plant eaten. It is defined by its end use.
2. Home is local, backyards, market is like farmers markets, truck gardening is large scale,
shipped, for big income.
3.veggies are more per
1. Hybridization is the forced crossing of 2 plants.
limitation: desired trait must already exist in species
limitation: variation for that trait must exist
a) 4 steps
1. select parents to provvide new gene combos
2move pollen from one parent(male pollen
1. Understand the overall actions and roles of the individual organs which comprise
the digestive system, and how those are integrated into fulfilling the goal of
delivering nutrition to the body.
Mouth, esophagus, stomach