- 30.30.1: Contrast sperm delivery in seedless plants with sperm delivery in s...
- 30.30.2: What features not present in seedless plants have contributed to th...
- 30.30.3: If a seed could not enter dormancy, how might that affect the embry...
- 30.30.4: What makes the origin of angiosperms puzzling? Has Darwins abominab...
- 30.30.5: Use examples from Figure 30.5 to describe how various gymnosperms a...
- 30.30.6: Explain how the pine life cycle in Figure 30.6 reflects the five ad...
- 30.30.7: Does the hypothesis that gymnosperms and angiosperms are sister cla...
- 30.30.8: Describe how the parts of an ovule (integument, megaspore, megaspor...
- 30.30.9: It has been said that an oak is an acorns way of making more acorns...
- 30.30.10: Compare and contrast a pine cone and a flower in terms of structure...
- 30.30.11: Do speciation rates in closely related clades of flowering plants s...
- 30.30.12: Although there are fewer than 1,000 species of gymnosperms, the gro...
- 30.30.13: Explain why plant diversity can be considered a nonrenewable resource.
- 30.30.14: How could phylogenies be used to help researchers search more effic...
- 30.30.15: What makes the origin of angiosperms puzzling? Has Darwins abominab...
- 30.30.16: Where in an angiosperm would you find a megasporangium? a. in the s...
- 30.30.17: A fruit is most commonly a. a mature ovary. d. a modified root. b. ...
- 30.30.18: With respect to angiosperms, which of the following is incorrectly ...
- 30.30.19: Which of the following is not a characteristic that distinguishes g...
- 30.30.20: Gymnosperms and angiosperms have the following in common except a. ...
- 30.30.21: Use the letters ad to label where on the phylogenetic tree each of ...
- 30.30.22: The history of life has been punctuated by several mass extinctions...
- 30.30.23: As will be described in detail in Chapter 38, the female gametophyt...
- 30.30.24: Cells are the basic units of structure and function in all organism...
Solutions for Chapter 30: Biology
Full solutions for Campbell Biology | 9th Edition
Unconsolidated sediment deposited by a stream.
The totality of life on Earth; the parts of the solid Earth, hydrosphere, and atmosphere in which living organisms can be found.
Circle of illumination
The great circle that separates daylight from darkness.
A feature found in caves that is formed when a stalactite and stalagmite join.
Fog formed when rain evaporates as it falls through a layer of cool air.
Lifting of air resulting when cool air acts as a barrier over which warmer, lighter air will rise.
The kinetic energy of random molecular motion.
The Latin name for the smooth areas of the Moon formerly thought to be seas.
An extensive region on the ocean floor composed of thick accumulations of pillow basalts and other mafic rocks that in some cases exceed 30 kilometers in thickness.
Usually a useful metallic mineral that can be mined at a profit. The term is also applied to certain nonmetallic minerals such as fluorite and sulfur.
See Jovian planet.
The natural remnant magnetism in rock bodies. The permanent magnetization acquired by rock that can be used to determine the location of the magnetic poles and the latitude of the rock at the time it became magnetized.
The record made by a seismograph.
The area where an air mass acquires its characteristic properties of temperature and moisture.
Sediments deposited by glacial meltwater.
Any of the Earth-like planets, including Mercury, Venus, Mars, and Earth.
A mineral filling a fracture or fault in a host rock. Such deposits have a sheetlike, or tabular, form.
A mountain formed of lava and/or pyroclastics.
Wave of oscillation
A water wave in which the wave form advances as the water particles move in circular orbits.
Wave of translation
The turbulent advance of water created by breaking waves.