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Plant Systems Guide

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Summary

This page helps you learn plant systems.

Plants

Question Answer
What are the two types of roots? Fibrous root & taproot
Fibrous rootsHave many root hairs that increase surface area to absorb water
Taprootsare specialized to store starch, water and other nutrients
Finish the equation: carbon dioxide + water =glucose + oxygen
What is this equation for: carbon dioxide + water = glucose + oxygenPhotosynthesis
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Plant Tissues and Main Function

Question Answer
Stemsupports branches, leaves and flowers; aids in the transport of water and nutrients
Flowerspecialized structures developed for reproduction
Leafphotosynthesis
XylemTransports WATER upwards, hint* letter X is beside W*
PhloemTransports F(PH)OOD, as sugar, is bi-directional.
Stomataopening on the surface of a leaf, allows exchange of water & gases
Guard cellsopen and close stomate
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