- 36.1.1: Why is long-distance transport important for vascular plants?
- 36.1.2: What architectural features influence self-shading?
- 36.1.3: Some plants can detect increased levels of light reflected from lea...
- 36.1.4: what I F ? If you prune a plants shoot tips, what will be the short...
Solutions for Chapter 36.1: Adaptations for acquiring resources were key steps in the evolution of vascular plants
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Solutions for Chapter 36.1: Adaptations for acquiring resources were key steps in the evolution of vascular plantsGet Full Solutions
A front along which a cold air mass thrusts beneath a warmer air mass.
Continental (c) air mass
An air mass that forms over land; it is normally relatively dry.
The temperature above which a material loses its magnetization.
The portion of seafloor that lies between the continental margin and the oceanic ridge system. This region comprises almost 30 percent of Earth’s surface.
Detrital sedimentary rock
Rock formed from the accumulation of material that originated and was transported in the form of solid particles derived from both mechanical and chemical weathering.
See Glacial drift.
A sedimentary rock formed of material deposited from solution by evaporation of water.
Igneous activity that occurs outside the crust.
The doughnut-shaped area of intense cumulonimbus development and very strong winds that surrounds the eye of a hurricane.
Small earthquakes that often precede a major earthquake.
A nearly spherically shaped group of densely packed stars.
Water in the zone of saturation.
The northern portion of Pangaea consisting of North America and Eurasia.
The number of neutrons and protons in the nucleus of an atom.
The marine-life zone beyond the continental shelf.
A combination of mineral and organic matter, water, and air; that portion of the regolith that supports plant growth.
A layer of water in which there is a rapid change in temperature in the vertical dimension.
A warning issued when a tornado has actually been sighted in an area or is indicated by radar.
Transform fault boundary
A boundary in which two plates slide past one another without creating or destroying lithosphere.
The horizontal distance separating successive crests or troughs.