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Plant Structures and Growth . BIOL 1407. Root System. Environment: Soil Functions: Anchorage Absorbs water and minerals Transport Photo Credit: Rasbak van TeunSpaans, Wikimedia Commons. Root Hairs. Close to tip of root Extensions of epidermal cells ↑ surface area ↑ absorption.

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root system
Root System
  • Environment: Soil
  • Functions:
    • Anchorage
    • Absorbs water and minerals
    • Transport
  • Photo Credit: Rasbak van TeunSpaans, Wikimedia Commons
root hairs
Root Hairs
  • Close to tip of root
  • Extensions of epidermal cells
  • ↑ surface area
  • ↑ absorption
shoot system
Shoot System
  • Environment: Atmosphere
  • Functions:
    • Photosynthesis
    • Transport
    • Support
    • Reproduction
  • Photo Credit: Doyle Cross, El Yunque Cloud Forest, Puerto Rico 2007
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Shoot System
  • Organs:
    • Stems
    • Leaves
    • Flowers
  • Photo Credit: Joseph Amana, Biology Student, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 2005
growth
Growth
  • Indeterminate growth  Grow throughout life
  • Primary growth
  • Secondary growth
meristems
Meristems
  • Growth Zones
  • Apical Meristems
    • At tips of roots & shoots
    • Primary Growth
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Meristems
  • Lateral Meristems
    • Only in woody plants
    • Cylinder in mature roots and stems
    • Secondary Growth
      • Wood
      • Bark
vascular tissue
Vascular Tissue
  • Xylem
    • Water
    • Minerals
  • Phloem
    • Organic compounds
plant videos
Plant Videos
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNjR4rVA8to&feature=related
  • Carnivorous Plants: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoLJSMOsPCg
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktIGVtKdgwo&feature=related
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trWzDlRvv1M&feature=related
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The End

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Campbell, et al. 2008. Biology, 8th ed. Pearson Benjamin Cummings.