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31 Cards in this Set

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What are the three parts of a vegetative Plant?
Leaves Stems and Roots
What is the name of the pores that leaves breathe through?
What are the leaf arrangements ?
Opposite Whorled Alternate
Three Stem Functions
Support Leaves Flowers and Fruits
Transportation of Water Food and Minerals
Act as storage organs
List the classification Terms in Order
Kingdom Phylem Class order Family Genus Species
Taproot system
One in which the primary root grows down from the stem with some small secondary roots forming on it
Fibrous Root system
A root system made up of a number of small primary and secondary roots spread out through the soil.
Cellular respiration
The break down of sugars into simpler molecules = C6H12O6 + 6O2 + 6H2O = 12H2O + 6CO2
Three plant life cycles
Annual Germination, growth, flowering, death

Biennial- Season One Germination, growth, dormancy, Season Two growth, flowering, death

Perennial- germination, growth, flowering, Repeat
A process in which the main function of the leaves is to manufacture food for the plant 6CO2 + 6H2O = C6H12O6 + 6O2
What does photosynthesis do?
Transforms water and carbon dioxide into sugar and oxygen in the presence of light
Tiny pores located on the stem
A flower before it begins to sprout
Area between two nodes
Contains cells of undeveloped leaves , stems , flowers or mixtures of all
terminal bud
produces a new leaf or stem; located along the side of a stem
axillary bud
point along a stem where leaves or other stems are attached
seed coat
protective part of the embryo
a plant with two seed leaves
two cotyledons
seed leaf attacched to a seed embryo
a plant in a resting stage before it germinates
growth by a seed embryo
perfect flower
has both female and male parts and can pollinate itself
occurs when a sperm nucleus fuses with an egg cell nucleus forming a zygote that will become a seed
an improved plant developed bu crossing parents of different genotype for a trait
Male parts of a flower
Stamen Anther Filament
Female parts of a flower
pistils stigma style ovary
What is the purpose of the endosperm
to provide food for the plant
The loss of water through a plants leaves in the form of water vapor
Uses carbohydrates oxygen and water and turns it into water carbon dioxide and energy
cellular respiration
uses water + light + carbon dioxide and = carbohydrates water and oxygen