Coping with Dangers - Plants

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Coping with Dangers - Plants
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2012-04-04 11:05:26
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Coping Dangers Plants Biology
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Higher Biology - Unit Two - Coping with Dangers - Plants
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  1. What are the three types of adaptions flowering plants have to protect themselves from animal grazing and pests?
    • Chemicals eg poisons
    • Structural defense mechanisms
    • Ability to tolerate grazing
  2. Give an example of a structural mechanism of defense
    • Thorns
    • Spines
    • Stings
  3. Give an example of an adaption that helps plants tolerate grazing
    • Low growing points
    • Rhizomes - underground stems
    • Rosette growth form
    • Rapid regeneration

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