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Plants

Made of eukaryotic cells
Autotrophs

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Glucose

Sugar
High energy molecule
Used as food
Plants concert it into fats and DNA etc

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Kingdom plantae

Can divide into divisions and/or phyla

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Plant phyla

Phylum chlorophyta
Phylum bryophyta
Phylum tracheophyta

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Phylum chlorophyta

Green algae
Found in fresh and salt water
Other 2 phylum believed to evolved from this

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Phylum bryophyta

Missed, liverworts, and hornworts

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Phylum tracheophyta

The vascular plants

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Plant life cycles

All plants reproduce through alternation of generations

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Sporophyte

Diploid
Produces gametophytes, in turn produce more sporophytes

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Gametophytes

Haploid

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Evolutionary trend

The more advanced the plant, the smaller it’s gametophytes.

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Seed plants

Tiny gametophytes- more pollen grains and ovules

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Review reading assignment on green algae

Green algae are ecologically important in fresh and salt waters. Much of atmosphères oxygen due to algae