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3 cell types
- collenchyma,
epidermis= 1 cell wall thick
-sclerenchyma ,
dead at maturity, lignin ( red color)
what is the difference between the periderm and the pericycle ?
The periderm is cork cambium,cork,phelloderm it divides
pericycle,functions to always divide
The life of a cell
1. interphase, cell is doing its function DNA is duplicated
2. Mitotic phase, mitosis ( division of nucleus and DNA) cytokinesis ( division of cytoplasm)
The life of a the cell
( 4 phases)
(Interphase),is the majority of its life then it goes to its mitotic phase { nucleolus,cytoplasm,chromatin,cell wall and plasma membrane}
* Prophase { spindle forms, chromosomes form, nuclear envelope disapates}
*Metaphase { metaphase ( plate/ equatorial plane), spindle}
* Anaphase ( chromosomes separate and pulled to opposite ends of the cell by the spindle fibers) { spindle microtubules pull the genetically identical chromosomes, daughter chromosomes separate}
* telophase { cell plate, accomplishes cytoleinsis, nuclei form}
3 basic types
* All related to each other from an evolutionary perspective
* all have 2 layers of membrane that surround them
- chloroplast { green because of chlorophyll (photosynthesis)
-chromoplast { yellow to red color from carotenoids, often attraction for animal seed disperseis or pollinators}
-plastids { naturally colorless,strach storage (leuroplast)
What does RAM stand for ?
Root Apical Meristem
( root apical meristem )
* divides off cells in 2 directions
Exterior cells = root cap
interior cells = 1 meristems > develop into 1 tissues
1. protoderm > epidermis
2. ground meristem > ground tissue
3. procambium > vascular tissue
* have 2 layers of membrane
* fxn: cellular respiration
> how all cells get energy to power metabolism
What is the difference between the vascular cambium and the vascular cylinder?
*vascular cambium ,
creates second tissue
* vascular cylinder,
center colum,primary pholoem,xylem
What are vascular plants
* ferns
* conifers
* flowering plants
What is phyloroglucinol ?
reacts with lignin to turn pine/red
What is vascular tissue ?
Internal conclutive tissue
Development of tissues
Ground tissue, fill up the plant body and gives the plant shape and internal support
* help with nutrient production and storage
Development of tissues
Vascular tissue , made up of the xylem and phloem
Development of tissues
xylem, one way tube that carries water
Development of tissues
phloem, two way tube that carries food
Tissues of vascular plants
* epidermis
* ground tissue
* vascular tissue
3 cell types of vascular plants
* Parenchyma
* collenchyma
* sclerenchyma
* 3 basic types
- all related to each other from evolutionary perspective
- all have 2 layers of membrane that surround them
- vary by color and function
Plastids ( leucoplasts)
Naturally colorless
fxns: starch storage, others make oil
plastids ( chromoplasts)
* yellow to red color from carotenoids
* fxns: often, attraction for animal seed dispersers or pollinators
The life of a cell
(Primary Growth )
Result in an increase in length
-new leaves and root form
the life of a cell
(secondary growth)
results in an increase in thickness
plastids ( chloroplast)
* green because of chlorophyll
* fxn: photosynthesis
the life of a cell
( root functions)
absorption, storage,anchorage,conduction
Difference between monocot and dicot root
Monocot roots,
1. xylem is polyarch
2. pith is usually large at the centre
3. Metaxylem vessels are generally circular in cross section
4. conductive tissue is sclerenchymatous in maize
5. there is no secondary growth
Difference between monocot and dicot root
1. xylem is usually tetrach
2. pith is usually absent
3.metaxylem vessels are generally polygonal in cross section
4. conjuctive tissue is usually parenchymatous
5. secondary growth is generally present
Summary of primary and secondary growth in a woody stem
* protoderm
* procambium
* ground meristem
Summary of primary and secondary growth in a woody stem
* epidermis
* primary phloem, primary xylem
* ground tissue { pith cortex}
Summary of primary and secondary growth in a woody stem
* vascular cambium
* cork cambuim ( periderm)
Summary of primary and secondary growth in a woody stem
*secondary phloem
* secondary xylem
* cork { periderm}
Middle Lamella
gives cells together
Plant tissues
* ( outside skin) Epidermis > always on the outside > made of parenchyma
ex: trichomes guard cells > modified epidermis cells
Phases of the cell cycle
* interphase
- primary growth
- genome replicated
- secondary growth
- mitosis
- cytokinesis
Simple leaf
- blade is 1 continuous piece
compound leaf
- blade is divided into leaflets pinnately compound leaf
Palmately compound leaf
the hand one
( node then at the end a compile pack of leaves)
- paired leaf appendages found at the base of the petiole
petiolate leaf
has a petiole
sessile leaf
lacks a petiole
Modified roots
adventitious roots
roots for gas exchange
stem + leaves
Section of stem where leaves attach
Leaf venation
* parallel
- typical of moncots
* netted
- typical of eudicots
Leaf arrangement
* Alternate, 1 leaf per node
* opposite, 2 leafs per node
* whorled, 3+ leaves per node
ex. Onion
ex. green onion, chive, leek
( basil plate)
ex. fanged pitcher, venus fly trap
( flattened stem for photosynthesis, carnivorous part of leaf)
modified branch
extension of epidermis
ex. rose
swollen underground stem
Spines, flattened stem for storage
ex. nopal
Above ground stem lying on ground
ex. strawberries
Below ground stem
ex. bleeding heart
modified leaf
ex. ulex europaeus
modified plant
ex. pea plant
describes a character state that is the same as a group's common ancestor
a trait used to decipher evolutionary relationships. these inches but are not limited to an organism's morphology reproduction structures, and DNA sequences
Character Matrix
a table showing the characters and character states for a given group of organisms
Character state
the form of a character. For example if out character was flower color in a particular group of organisms the possible character states might be red,orange or blue
a diagram illustrating the branching patterns of evolution for a particular group. also called phylogenetic trees
a character state that is different from a groups common ancestor
Group of interest
a term used to describe the groups of organisms for whom you are trying to determine their evolutionary relationship
a shared character state due to convergent evolution
Monophyletic group
a taxonomic group that shares a common ancestor and all of its descendants. defined by synapomorphies
A branch point on a cladogram, represents the most recent common ancestor of all taxa above the node
Ockham's razor
a rule used throughout science stating " do not generate a hypothesis any more complex than is demanded by the date"
a group outside of you're group of interest. An outgrip is used to determine which character states are ancestral and which are derived
Paraphyletic group
a taxonomic group that includes a common ancestor and some, but nit all of its descendants
a principle used to decipher evolutionary relationships based upon they deal that the simplest explanation of a dataset is the one most likely to be true. parsimonios trees minimize the number of a character changes to explain the data set. based upon ockham's razor
a taxonomic group from 2 or more ancestral sources
A shared, ancestral character state
a unique shared, derived character state
a named group of organisms
plural = taxa
How can you tell the difference between an asexual sporangium and a zygosporangium ?
Zygospargia are DIPLOID and formed by conjugation off and mycelium while Asexual sporangium are HAPLOID and form a zygus paradigm with a long sporangiosphore.
What is the ploidy of nuclei in the zygospore ?
Nuclei in the zygospore are Zn
Are the spores produced by the sporangia on the sporangiophore mitospores or meiospores ?
Which type of sporangium produces spores that are genetically different from each other ? the one that germinates out of a zygospore or the asexual sporangia ?
The one that germinates out of a zygospore
How many ascospores are present in each ascus ?
8 ascospores are present in each ascus
What events take place in the ascus ?
karygogamy ,meiosis and mitosis
Are the hyphae of sordaria septet or non-septate ?
Are the mature ascospores haploid, dikaryotic or diploid ?
Mature ascospores are haploid
How do apothecia differ from perithecia ?
Apothecia are cup-shaped and the hymenium is COMPLETELY EXPOSED , while perithecia have a hymenium that is MOSTLY ENCLOSED.
What is the ploidy or plodies of the cells within the ascocarp ?
The ploidy of the most cells within the ascocarp is dikaryotic
What type of cell division produces conidia ?
What is the ploidy of conidia ?
Can you see differences in the shape and organization of conidiophores in penicillium vs aspergillus ?
In penicillin both the hypa and conidiophore are septate aspergillum has just a septet hyphae
Are sexual reproductive structures present ?
No conidial fungi have lost the ability to sexually reproduce
What is the functional advantage of reproducing exclusively by asexual spores ?
Better survival of genetically favorable offspring
What might be a long term disadvantage or reproducing entirely asexually ?
Less adaptable to changes in the environment
( observe the variety of conidial fungi in the laboratory)
Would you say that conidial fungi contribute to breakdown of organic matter in compost piles?
The number of sets of chromosomes
two sets of chromosomes (2n)
one set of chromosomes (n)
Homologous Chromosomes
Contain the same genes but not identical
two sets of divisions
- 1 (2n) parent cell that divides 4 (n) daughter cells that divides 4n daughter cells
Meiosis 1
homologous chromosomes separate
Meiosis 2
sister chromatids separate
Source of genetic variation
1. Crossing over
portions of DNA exchanged between homologous chromosomes during prophase 1
Source of genetic variation
2. Independent Assortment
Random alignment of homologous chromosomes @ metaphase 1
Source of genetic variation
3. Random fertilization
Vocabulary of Sex
3 types
1. Gamete, Haploid cells that must fuse to form a zygote
2. Zygote, the 1st 2n cell formed after fertilization
3. Spore, n or 2n cells that never fuse
(generally grow thru mitosis)
3 Life Cycles
1. Gametic Meiosis, the only n cells are the gametes
3 life cycles
2. Zygotic Meiosis, the only 2n cell is the zygote
3 life cycles
3. Sporic Meiosis, includes multicellular n & 2n phases
Kingdom Fungi
Importance: Decomposers, parasites,mutualists,food directly or to make food, medicine.
kingdom fungi
Monophyletic group
kingdom fungi
Mode of nutrition: Heterotrophs by absorption
kingdom fungi
Morphology: My celium ( mass of filaments called hyphae)
kingdom fungi
Habitat: Terrestrial
kingdom fungi
Cell walls : made of chitin
kingdom fungi
store excess carbs as glycogen
kingdom fungi
Asexual and sexual reproduction
( zygotic meiosis)
Phylum zygomycota
* Coenocytic Hyphae
* No cross walls between cells
* Importance: Decomposers, endomycorhizae and insect pathogens
* Asexual and sexual reproduction
* nucleus
Asexual Reproduction
* Sporangium, spores are produced internally by mitosis
* Hypha
* sporanglophore
* mitospores
Phylum Ascomycote
* Septate hyphae
* Nucleus
* perfumation
* septum
Importance: Decomposers, many in lichens, plant pathogens, food
* Asexual and sexual reproduction
* zygotic meiosis thru conjugation
2 parts of fertilization
1. Plasmogamy, fusion of protoplast of gametes
2. karyogamy, fusion of nuclei of gametes
Dikaryotic (n+n)
contain 2 unfused (n) nuclei
sexual cell
- site of learyogamy, meiosis and mitosis
stable mutualistic interaction bet the my cabiont and photobiont
( ascomycota ) ( cynobacterium, chlorophyta)
Ecological Importance of lichens
1. Erode rock and help soil formation
2. supply nitrogen to ecosystem ( only true of eynolichens)
3. food
4. nesting material
5. sensitive - used to detect air quality
6. Habitat
Phylum Basidiomycota
* Importance: Decomposers,ectomycorrizae,edibles,poisonous, smutt's and ruts ( plant pathogens)
* Basidiocarp= Fruiting Body
* Septate hyphae, dolipore septum
* zygotic meiosis L.C. true conjunction w/ very long delay between plasmogamy and laryogamy
* persistent n+n mycelium
* clamp connections ensure that the right kind and numbers of nuclei end up in dividing cells
Basic Basidocarp
Basic components of the mushroom
* pileus
* Lamella
- hymenium lines the outside of lamella
- hymenium can contain basidia ( spore producing cells) and cystidia ( sterile productive cells)
Plant Root Symbloses
1. MyCorrhizal relationships- mutualism bet vascular plants and fungi
- Plant gains h20, soil nutrients and protections against pathogens fungus gains sugars
A. Ectomycorrhizae - fungus enshrouds roots, typically besidiomycota
B. Endomycorrhizae- fungus invades true plant cell wall
-typically zygomycota
2. Root Nodules- Mutualism bet certain plants and heterotrophic nitrogen fixating bacteria
- plant gains nitrogen
- bacteria gain h2o, sugars, nutrients, and safe environment
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Blue- green algae
- Prokaryotic cells
( smaller, lack nuclei and membrane bound organelles)
- Morphology: unicellular to simple colonies in aquatic environment
- Mode of nutrition: outotropic w/ pigments chloropyll A and phycobilins
- cell walls : peptidoglycan
- reproduce a sexually by binary fission
- importance: primary producers, nitrogen fixation, potential as biofuels, ancestors to chloroplast.
Primary endosymbiosis
Heterotrophic eukaryote ingested a cymobacterium and instead of being digested became an organelle w/ i the eukaryotic cell
Kingdom pretista
* polyphyletic group, descendants of two or more recent common ancestors
* eukaryotes
Phylum Glaucophyta
- Part of protista
- Merphology: unicellular, flagellate organisms w/ out a cell wall
- mode of nutrition: autotrophic w/ cyanelles (photosynthetic organelle) w/ peptidoglycan remnants bet layers of membrane
w/ pigments: chlorophyl A and phycobilins
Phylum myxomycota
- part of protista
- heterotrophs by ingestion
- plasmodium= feeding stage
mobile, multinucleate , mass of protoplasm
- store excess carbs as glycogen
Phylum Rhodophyta ( red algae)
* Morphology: unicellular to multicellular aquatic
* Autotrophic w/ true red chloroplast w/ pigments chlorophyll A and phycobilins
* cell wall of cellulose and galactic ( source of agar and carrageenan)
* pit conncections- bridges between adjacent cells due to incomplete cytokinesis
* store excess carbs as floridean starch
* lack flagellate cells
* sporic meiosis L.C w. extra 2n phase, carporophyte ( fxn in during zygote)
2 Multicellular phases
Sporophyte: 2n multicellular phase that goes true meiosis to produce spore
Gametophyte: n multicellular phases that go true mitosis to produce gametes
Phylum Chlorophyta ( green algae)
* Morphology: unicellular, to multicellular. Aquatic or marginally terrestrial
* autotrophic: w/ true green chloroplast w/ pigments ( chlorophyll A and B carotenoids)
* cell walls of cellulose
* store excess carbs as starch inside plastids
* life cycle - spirogyra
( zygotic meiosis)
2 Group w/ in chlorophyta
* chlorophytes ( older lineage)
* Charophytes ( younger lineage) more closely related to plants
* DNA & biochemical evidence
* multicellular gametangia
* egg and zygote retention
* sporopollenin- compound that resist desiccation and protects against Uv
* Surrounds zygotes
* True of some charophytes but not all of them
( true of all land plants)
* all charophytes have zygotic meiosis L.C
young sporophyte is nourished and protect by female gametophyte
Embryo producing plant
Kingdom Plantae
* includes 4 groups: Bryophytes, seed-free vascular plants, gymnosperms & angiosperm
* autotrophic
* Complex multicellular- adaptations to terrestrial life
* sporic meiosis L.C
- heteromorphic phases, sporophytes and gametophytes look different
- oogamy- egg is larger and non- motile
- multicellular gametangia
- matrotrophy
- sporopollerin coats spores
* include 3 phyla: anthocerophyta, hepa
Seed free vascular plants
* Includes 2 pyla: lycopodiophyta + preridophyta
* sperm that swims thru H2O for fertilization
* spores as dispersal unit ( what establishes new popular horns)
* lignified vascular tissue - taller than bryophytes
* sporophyte dominates the life cycle
* sporophytes branch ( moss and fern)
Phylum Lycopodiophyta ( club and spitze, " mosseses")
* sporophytes morphology: stems,roots and microphylls
( small leaves w/ a single vein of vascular tissue)
* homosporous or heterosporous spore production
Homosporous sporic meiosis
- 1 type of spore and bisexual gametophytes
meiosis - spores- mitosis- bisexual gametophytes-metosis and retention of -egg - fertilization-zygote-mitosis-sporophyte-sporangium-meiosis
Heterosporous sporic meiosis
- selaginella and seed plants
- 2 types of spores that grow into unisexual gametophytes
Order Equisetales ( horsetails/ scoring bushes)
* sporophyte morphology:
photosymthesis,jointed,hollow,striated stems w/ whorls of scale like leaves , underground rhizome
* spores in stabilus
* homosporous
seed plants = gymnosperms and angiosperm
* seed as dispersal unit, contain food and protection
* heterosporous,megaspore and megagametophyte retention
* endosporic gametophytes- develop w/ in the megaspore/ microspore wall
* pollination-pollen grain delivers sperm
Gymnosperm " naked seeds"
* includes 4 phyla :
coniferphyta , ginkgophyta,cycadophyta,gnetophyta
* secondary growth - allowed them to grow taller
* xerophytic leaves- adapted to retain h20
Ovelute cones/ seed cones
* female cones where megaspores are produced
* cone scales bear ovules ( develop into seeds)
Microstrobilus/ pollen cone
* male cone where microspores are produced and released
Phylum cycadophyta ( cycads)
* sporophyte: evergreen shrubs w/ pinnately compound leaves
* dioecious - " 2 houses" separate female and male plants
* wind and insect pollination w/ elagellate sperm
* economic uses: ornamental plants,edible starch - stems and seeds
Phylum Ginkgophyta ( maidenhair tree)
* sporophyte: large trees w/ deciduous fan-shaped leaves
* deoecious - male have microstrobili and female have paired ovules at branch tips
* wind pollinated w/ flagellate sperm
*economic uses: ornamental tree, herbal supplement, edible seeds
Phylum coniferophyta ( conifers)
* sporophyte morphology : evergreen trees
* monoeclous - find female and male cones on the same individual
* wind pollinated - w/ sperm that lack flagella
* economic uses: timber, pulp,turpentine and rosin from pine resin, taxol

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