process by which autotrophs convert sunlight to a usable form of energy; process by which autotrops use sunlight to make high-energy sugars
molecule that absorbs certain wavelenghts of light and reflects or transmits others
Most comont and most important photosynthetic pigment in plants and algae; principal pigment found in plants
Organelles that contain cholorphyll
Gel like material that surrounds the thylakoids; region outside the thylakoid membranes
Stacks of disk-shaped structuctures that contain chlorophyll
light-collecting untis of the chloroplast
Plants use energy from snlight to split molecule of____________, releasing oxygen,________, and _________ in the light dependent reactions.
Most plants store energy in the form of _______, which are long strings of ________ molecules.
produce oxygen gas and convert ADP to ATP
prevents water loss through evaporation
control the opening and closing of the stomata
Protects the inner tissues from injury
Palisades and Spongy Layer
chlorophyll is found here within the chloroplast
Let's gases enter and leave the leaf
Contains the enzymes neccesary for photosynthesis
Chlorophyll is found here within the chloroplast
Protects the inners tissues from injury
Composed of xylem and phloem
carries water and minerals
Layers in order
Stomata (in between guard cels)
Groups of thylakoids
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