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Exploring Creation with Biology Module 15

Some terms that we will probably have to know. I mostly used the bolded words. Add to it if you want. :) Happy Studying!
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In plants water is used for:
photosynthesis, turgor pressure, hydrolysis, transport
Tropism
movement in the direction of the stimulus
Starch
a polysaccharide efficient for storing
loam
a good balance of gravel, sand, silt, and clay
cohesion-tension theory
the theory that explains how water travels up in a plant
Hormones in plants (6 of them)
auxins, gibberellins, cytokinins, abscisic acid, ethylene, florigen (not fully discovered)
Etiolation
extreme form of phototropism (i.e. unusually long stems and light coloring)
Insectivorous plants
plants with special leaves designed to trap and digest insects
vegetative reproduction
a process that allows a plant to reproduce asexually
grafting
the process by which one plant stem (scion) is attached to another (stock)
6 major parts of a flower from the bottom up
pedicel, receptacle, sepals, petals, stamens, carpel
composite flower
a flower made up of multiple flowers
4 steps in plant reproduction
pollen formation, pollination, fertilization, germination