Stems, Leaves, and Roots
I. General Characteristics of Stems
(A) Stems serve as a support structure for the
leaves and provide a pathway for food and
water to move back and forth between leaves and
Also, note that many stems are photo
Plant Secondary Metabolites
Read pp. 186-187 in Chapter 10.
If you have questions,
There are several different groups of plant secondary
metabolites. Your textbook focuses on THREE of these
groups in chapter 10: alkaloids, terpenoids, and phen
I. Growth and Differentiation
(A) Recall that plants have indeterminate growth. What
does that mean?
(1) Plant growth is either primary or secondary
(a) Primary growth is lengthening of the plant
(= growth of roots, stems, leaves,
Plants as Food
I. Old World Domestication
(A) Plant domestication in Old World began ~ 10,500
(1) Fertile Crescent
(2) barely and wheat first
(3) lentils, chickpeas, dates, o
(A) Water potential the potential energy of water; it is a measurement of waters potential to move
(1) Inside plant cells, the water potential value will always be negative (EX: - 5 MPa )
(2) Water that is not bound to solute or surfaces (called
Polygenic Inheritance Lab
Polygenic Inheritance is the occurrence of one trait being controlled by the influence of
two or more genes. Another important component of this type of inheritance is that multiple
environmental factors play a part
Gene Equilibrium in Drosophilia Lab
The Hardy-Weinberg equation, 1 = p2+2pq+q2, provides a model for the frequency of
alleles in a population. However, the population must also meet a certain set of criteria that
include: a large isolated po
Human ABO Blood Type Lab
Although it is true that there are no other human characteristics that have a greater
amount of available data than human blood types, this data cannot be relied upon for providing
information about these population
Human Alu Insertion Polymorphism Lab
Although a great majority of humans DNA does not code for proteins, it is still a crucial
contributor to making an individuals genome unique. The various forms of these non-coding
regions are called polym
This weeks material comes from chapter 4 of the text.
What is the purpose of photosynthesis?
What is the generalized reaction of photosynthesis?
Differentiate between light-dependent and light-independent reactions. Where does each occur? What
WEEK 3: THE CELL: STRUCTURE & FUNCTION
Recall: Hierarchy & organization
The cell is the smallest unit of life!
Transition from n
WEEK 1: WELCOME & BASIC CONCEPTS
My advice for your success
Turn in every assignment
Every failing student Ive ever had has missed several assignments throughout the course of the module
I give everything, regardless of
#1. Stallion Manager
Care of the stallion
Breeding the stallion
Supervising daily care
Promotion of the stallion to the public
Work will be
Animal Career Lab
By: Rachel Stone
The beginning salary for a zoologist is about 40,000 but escalates to 90,000.
The type of education required to become a zoologist is a bachelors, masters, and
Zoologists work both in and outdoors many a
Donald E Washington
Animal Biotechnology is defined as the use of science and
engineering to modify living things. The goal of
biotechnology is to make products, improve animals and
develop organisms for special agricultura
WEEK 2: BASIC CHEMISTRY AND MOLECULES OF LIFE
Water is essential
Water is an essential part of every living thing.
Plants use water in deriving some of their nutrients from minerals in the soil. These minerals
have to be
B Y: B R I T T N E Y C O O C H
Education: Masters degree
They have to travel and stay in one place for awhile
then move again. They go out an observe in the
environment. If they are doing genetics then they
Overviews of World Politics
Public opinion: complex collection of
opinions held by many different people. It
is kind of like the sum of the parts (the
parts are the peoples opinions, and the
sum is the public opinion)
official textbook definition: attitu
Animal Science Internet Scavenger Hunt
Find the following, save in Microsoft Word and post your document on Blackboard.
1. Find and print a picture of a steer, market hog, or lamb from the 1950s.
2. Find the directions for subscribing to a list serve that
BIO 100 Homework Feb 2015 Chapter 4
1. Give 1 example of a prokaryote.
2. Give 4 examples of eukaryote.
3. From the list of words below, circle the words that relate to prokaryotic cells.