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Plsc 101 Week Three Notes

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These notes cover the material discussed in class for week three of Plant Science 101. This includes The Botany of Plants (plant morphology such as the plant structures: stems, leaves, inflorescenc...
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Dr. Paul Jackson
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plant science, plsc science, plant, Science, agriculture, agronomy, crops, crop, food, Environment, stem, stem functions, stem types, stolons, rhizomes, tubers, bulbs, corms, leaves, Plant Morphology, morphology, botany, plant botany, xylem, phloem, paral
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Date Created: 03/31/16
1 Plsc 101 Week Three Notes ­Stems ­Stem functions: ­conduct water & nutrients from soil through xylem vessels ­conduct food materials through phloem from leaves to other parts of plant ­support & protect plant organs ­display leaves & flowers ­contains nodes that are enlarged areas on stem where vegetation & buds develop ­Stem Types ­Stolons­ horizontal aboveground stems; runners ­Bermudagrass, strawberry ­rhizomes­ horizontal belowground stems ­tubers­ fleshy belowground stem; carbs ­potato, artichoke ­bulbs­ narrow stem surrounded by layers of rings ­onion, tulip ­corms­ compressed, fleshy, solid underground stem ­crocus, timothy ­Leaves ­absorb light during photosynthesis ­allow cooling during transpiration ­veins are xylem & phloem ­parallel­veined: monocot ­net­veined: dicot ­parallel­veins parallel to leaf axis (monocots) ­pinnate­net venation with veins extending from mid­rib ­palmate­net venation with major veins diverging from the petiole and leaf blade union ­leaf­ whole organ of photosynthesis ­petiole­ leaf stalk; connects leaf to stem 2 ­midrib­ main vein through center of leaf ­node­ joint on stem ­point of origin of leaf or bud ­may show ring or leaf scar ­opposite­ leaves directly across from each other on stem ­alternate­ leaves spaced in alternate fashion along stem ­whorled­ three or more leaves present at node ­e.g. Nerium Oleander; Catalpa bignonioides ­Inflorescence ­ (stamen = male/ men; pistil = female) ­perfect­ contains a stamen and pistil ­imperfect­ either a stamen or pistil is missing ­refer to flower (perfect or imperfect) ­monoecious­ same plant has separate stamens and pistils ­dioecious­ plant has either stamens or pistils but not both ­refer to plants (monoecious or dioecious) ­determinate plant­ vegetative growth ceases with formation of flowers/fruits;  more compact plants ­ex: tomatoes­ Better Bush, Roma, Rutgers ­indeterminate plant­ vegetative growth can continue after flowers/fruits start  forming; larger plants ­ex: tomatoes­ Most cherry varieties, Better Boy, Early Girl, most  Heirloom varieties ­Pollination ­two types of pollination ­self­pollinated­ pistil is pollinated with pollen from the same flower or  flowers on the same plant ­ex: wheat, oats, rice, soybeans ­cross pollinated­ when pistil is pollinated by pollen from flowers on  another plant ­ex: corn, sorghum, rye, clover


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