AGRI 116 Week 1 Notes
AGRI 116 Week 1 Notes AGRI 116 001
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Erin Wade on Monday August 29, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to AGRI 116 001 at Colorado State University taught by Andrew P. Norton in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 68 views. For similar materials see Plants and Civilizations in Agricultural and Environmental Plant Sciences at Colorado State University.
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Date Created: 08/29/16
8/24/16 - Photosynthesis - chlorophyll in plant cells captures energy from sunlight - Primary Metabolites: ● Directly involved in growth, development, or reproduction - Algae - Moss ● Bryophytes - non-vascular plants - Ferns ● Seedless vascular plants - Conifers ● Cycads - seeded plants - Fruiting or Flowering plants ● Angiosperms ○ Monocots ○ Dicots Coevolution - Reciprocal encouragement by different species for each other to evolve ● Plant develops defences against being eaten, animal becomes immune to defenses to eat plants, and so on - Plants can’t move, so they have other methods to get pollinated, to disperse offspring, and to defend against herbivores ● When bees go out to visit flowe rs, they only go to one type ● Wind blows pollen and seeds, but animals are better helpers ● Nectar and fruit attracts insects, birds, and bats that help disperse ● Seeds with barbs that attach to animals ● Neurotoxins, tons of other chemicals that plants develop ed as defenses and we now use for medicines and drugs
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