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biology exam 3: chapter 31: plant structure

Angiosperm is another name for _____
a flowering plant
While walking in the woods, you encounter a beautiful and unfamiliar flowering plant. If you want to know whether it is a monocot or dicot, it would help to look at the _____.
number of seed leaves (or cotyledons) present in its seeds
Root hairs are important to a plant because they _____.
increase the surface area for absorption
The cortex is a part of which tissue system?
ground tissue system
How do cells in a meristem differ from other cells in a plant?
They continue to divide.
Wood is _______.
secondary xylem
Meiosis followed by mitosis will produce pollen grains in the _____.
In angiosperms, each pollen grain produces two sperm. What do these sperm do?
one fertilizes an egg and one fertilizes a cell that develops into stored food.
A pea pod is formed from _____. A pea inside the pod is formed from _____
an ovary, an ovule
The germination of seeds depends on the _____.
uptake of water