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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- root hair
- cohesion-tension theory
- a a segment of a stem between two nodes
- b The process by which organic substances move through the phloem of a plant
- c tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
- d causes most of the xylem movement, as H20 evaporates from open stomata, water is pulled up capillaries to replace what was lost
- e A tiny extension of a root epidermal cell, growing just behind the root tip and increasing surface area for absorption of water and minerals.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- newly formed outer wood lying between the cambium and the heartwood of a tree or woody plant
- Specialized roots that grow from leaves and stems
- an inner band of light spring wood and an outer band of dark summer wood that make up one year's growth of a tree
- older xylem near the center of a woody stem that no longer conducts water
- the emission of water vapor from the leaves of plants
5 True/False Questions
source → the part of the plant that contains a concentration of nutrients that will travel through the phloem to the sink.
pith → the final destination of nutrients which travel through the phloem
node → point on a stem where a leaf is attached
guard cell → the part of the plant that contains a concentration of nutrients that will travel through the phloem to the sink.
fibrous root system → A root system common to monocots consisting of a mat of thin roots spreading out below the soil surface.