Botany_Leaves

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Botany_Leaves
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2011-10-22 17:58:04
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Leaves
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  1. A leaf is a plant organ that is specialized for the process of ___
    photosynthesis
  2. What does a stomata do?
    Regulates carbon dioxide, oxygen, and water vapour exchange with the atmosphere.
  3. In leaves, the epidermis ___
    covers the upper and lower surface
  4. In leaves, mesophyll ___
    is rich in chloroplasts (chlorenchyma cells)
  5. The epidermis of a leaf is usually covered with a waxy substance called __ that aids in prevention of water loss.
    Cuticle
  6. ___ are cone bearing seed plants with vascular tissue.
    Conifers (gymnosperms)
  7. What are the two basic forms of leaves?
    • 1. Simple
    • 2. Compound
  8. What is a simple leaf?
    A leaf with an individed blasde.
  9. Picture of a simple and compound leaf.
    http://trails.rutgers.edu/common/images/simplecompound.gif
  10. What is a compound leaf?
    Has a fully subdivided blade, each leaflet of the blade is separated along a main or secondary vein.

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