Plant Adaptations to the Environment

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Key Terms for Ch. 6 Ecology Class.

photosynthesis

the process of converting sunlight into chemical energy by producers

stomata

openings on the bottom side of a leaf that allow for gas exchange

transpiration

the loss of water from the stomata of plants

macronutrients

elements needed by plants in large amounts

micronutrients

elements needed by plants in small amounts

shade-intolerant

plant species adapted to high-light environments

shade-tolerant

plant species adapted to low-light environments

mesophyll

specialized cells within a leaf that carry out photosynthesis

photoinhibition

the slowing or stopping of light processes by too much light

carbon balance

balance between uptake of carbon dioxide in photosynthesis & loss through transpiration

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