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Plants: The Seedling
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True or false: Some plants have modified leaves that allow them to add animal protein to their diets.
Why do you think roots always grow in a downward direction, no matter which way you turn the seed or seedling?
because that is the direction in which roots find necessary water and nutrients
In herbaceous stems, which tissue carries water from the roots to the leaves? In woody stems, which tissue does the same job?
Different species of plants have different arrangements or patterns of leaves, such as spiral or alternating leaves. Some plants have very large leaves, some have small, waxy leaves. What two goals is each species trying to reach?
maximize photosynthesis and minimize water loss
Why is it important that the seedling's true leaves grow quickly?
make food for the seedling's continued growth
Phloem tissue has one main purpose. What is it?
carry food from the leaves to all the cells of the plant
Which part of a plant is Methuselah's trunk?
Which of the following gives the correct order for the following events: A. water is used in photosynthesis B. water is in soil C. water travels through xylem tissue to all plant cells D. water absorbed by root hairs
B, D, C, A
True or false: The main function of a plant's stem is to support the plant's leaves and help the leaves get as much sunlight as possible.
What kinds of roots are there?
Tap roots and Fibrous roots
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