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Exam 2 Terms
Annual life cycle is:
Must be grown from seed each year
Biennnial life cycle means
two year life cycle
Perennial life cycle means:
plants regrow or reflower each year
Where leaves meet the stems
Tip of the stems and branches where new growth takes place
What are the three tissue systems in a plant?
Xylem, Phloem and Epidermal system
Water and nutrients transported from the roots
Transports carbohydrates from areas of production to the rest of the leaves (photosynthesis; primarily leaves).
protects against water loss.
produce guard cells, forming stomata
General cell type, most numerous in young plants.
Functions as living cells
-used for storage
destined to form a terminal structure.
-leaf and flower
-programmed, ends with differentiation into non dividing cell types
-undifferentiated cells persist while new roots and shoots grow
-contain potential to develop into all root and shoot structures
-depends on function of vascular cambium and cork cambium, which are not present in monocots.
-cork surrounds stem and roots