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Cohesion
the phenomenon that occurs when individual molecules are so strongly attracted to each other that they tend to stay together, even when exposed to tension
Fruit
a mature ovary which contains a seed or seeds
Gravotropism
a growth response to gravity
Hormones
chemicals that affect the rate of cellular reproduction and the development of cells
Imperfect flowers
flowers with either stamens or carpels, but not both
Loam
a mixture of gravel, sand, silt, and clay
Nastic Movement
movement in a plant caused by changes in turgor pressure
Perfect flowers
flowers with both stamens and carpels
Phototropism
a growth response to light
Physiology
the study of life processes that occur in the daily life of an organism
Pollination
the transfer of pollen grains from the anther to the carpel in flowering plants
Pore spaces
spaces in the soil which determine how much water and air the soil contains
Seed
an ovule with a protective coating, encasing a mature plant embryo and a nutrient source
Thigmotropism
a growth response to touch
Translocation
the process by which organic substances move down the phloem of a plant