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Horticulture Semester Review Part 2
a sac-like structure at the top of the stamen that contains pollen
Primary growth area in stems.
chemical reaction in which stored food energy is made available for plants and animals
An organelle found in plant and algae cells where photosynthesis occurs.
the joining of a sperm cell and an egg cell
the thin stalk that holds up the anther
the reproductive organs of a plant
the reprodicutive body of a seed plant consisting of one or more seeds and usually various protective and supporting structures
an outgrowth from a plant that constitutes part of the foliage and functions primarily in food manufacture by photosynthesis
the lower part of the pistil that contains one or more ovules or the part in which the eggs are produced and seeds develop
leaf-like strucutres located inside the sepals that are often colorful
the manufacture of food by green plants in which carbon dioxide and water are combined in the presence of light and chlorophyll to form sugar and oxygen
the female reproductive parts of the flower
the transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma of the flower
the lower portion of a plant that bears neither leaves nor reproductive organs and that mostly develops underground and anchors the plant, the hairs absorb water and mineral nutrients
green leaf-like structure on the exterior of a flower
the male reproductive parts of a flower
stalk, trunk, or branch of a plant; can be vertical or horizontal
structure found at the top end of the pistil that contains a sticky surface on which pollen can be caught
the pores or openings in the epidermis of a leaf that allow the exchange of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and water vapor
the tube in the pistil that leads fromthe stigma to the ovary and through which pollen reaches the ova and egg
the water loss from plant tissues
fine-grained soil; smallest soil particle
contains all three of the primary fertilizer nutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium)
any material used to provide nutrients that plants need
hormones and synthetic chemicals that inhibit or modify plant growth and development
chemical messenger substance that affects plant growth
odorless, colorless nutrient needed for plant gowth
a chemical element required for plant growth
decayed remains of plants and animals