UT Arlington BIOL BIOL 3427 - Final Exam Study Guide (75 pages)

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Final Exam Study Guide

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Pages:
75
Type:
Study Guide
School:
University of Texas at Arlington
Course:
Biol Biol 3427 - Plant Science
Edition:
1

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BIOL 3427 Final Exam Study Guide Lectures 1 19 Lecture 1 The shoot apical meristem is sometimes protected by young leaves while the root apical meristem is protected by The root cap What is phytoremediation It is the process of cleaning up polluted environments to stimulate the growth of plants to deter their pests to control weeds in crops and to form hybrids between plants with more precision than ever before What is genetic engineering Transferring genes from a virus a bacterium or an animal or a particular plant into an entirely different species of plant in order to produce specific desirable characteristics What are transgenic plants They are plants that contain genes from an entirely different species and they exhibit new and extraordinary properties Lecture 2 What are the major differences between Monocots and Eudicots What is the difference between a Monocot and a Eudicot A Monocot has more than 90 000 species and include familiar plants such as grasses lilies irises orchids A monocot has parallel leaf venation one cotyledon scattered primary vascular bundles rare secondary growth and their flower parts are in threes On the other hand Eudicots have greater than 200 000 species with their flower parts usually in fours or fives two cotyledons netlike leaf venation and have secondary growth commonly present Examples of Eudicots include more trees and shrubs What is the mode of nutrition of the phylum Anthlophyta Phylum Anthlophyta are free living but a few parasitic and myco heterotrophic plants lack chlorophyll exist What is a determinate shoot A determinate shoot is a shoot with growth of a limited duration that bears sporophylls which are sporangium bearing leaves What is the definitive structure of a flower The definitive structure of the flower consists of the carpel or the vessel The carpel contains ovules which develop into seeds after fertilization while the carpel itself develops into the fruit wall Lecture 3 August 28th What are some examples of a



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